List of study materials

Most of these publications are available at public, law or university libraries. They may be purchased on-line, at legal book stores, or by calling the phone number listed with the publication.

The Office of Self-Insurance Plans (OSIP) does not endorse these publications. This list is provided as a public service to the candidates taking the self-insurance administrator's examination.

  • California Workers' Compensation Claims & Benefits by David W. O'Brien
    (818) 206-9222 x203 or
  • California Workers' Compensation Law Handbook by Stanford D. Herlick
    (800) 223-1940 or
  • California Compensation Cases (annual compilation of significant workers' compensation decisions)
    (800) 223-1940 or
  • California Law of Employee Injuries and Workers' Compensation Practice and Procedure by Warren L. Hanna
    (800) 223-1940 or
  • Guide to the Evaluation of Permanent Impairment by the American Medical Association
    (800) 621-8335 or (Fifth Edition available)
  • Schedule for rating permanent disabilities (PDRS)
    Published by the state Division of Workers' Compensation
  • Workers' Compensation Laws of California (The Labor Code)
    (800) 223-1940 or
  • Sullivan on Comp by Michael W. Sullivan, Sure S. Log, and David J. Chetcuti          
    (866) 458-8762 or


February 2017