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Chapter 4.5. Division of Workers' Compensation
Subchapter 1. Administrative Director--Administrative Rules
Article 2. Disabilities, Description Of
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§9725. Method of Measurement.

The method of measuring physical elements of a disability should follow the Report of the Joint Committee of the California Medical Association and Industrial Accident Commission, as contained in “Evaluation of Industrial Disability” edited by Packard Thurber, Second Edition, Oxford University Press, New York, 1960. This section shall not apply to any permanent disability evaluations performed pursuant to the permanent disability rating schedule adopted on or after January 1, 2005.


Authority cited: Sections 133 and 5307.3, Labor Code. Reference: Sections 4660, 4662, 4663 and 4664, Labor Code.


1. New Subchapter (§§ 9725, 9727, 9732, 9735, 9738, 9739, 9742-9744, 9750, 9753, 9756-9760, 9770, 9773, 9775, 9778, 9784, 9787, 9790, 9796, 9799, 9802 and 9805) filed 4-18-66; effective thirtieth day thereafter (Register 65, No. 10).

2. Amendment of section and Note filed 12-31-2004 as an emergency; operative 1-1-2005 (Register 2004, No. 53). A Certificate of Compliance must be transmitted to OAL by 5-2-2005 or emergency language will be repealed by operation of law on the following day.

3. Certificate of Compliance as to 12-31-2004 order transmitted to OAL 4-29-2005 and filed 6-10-2005 (Register 2005, No. 23).

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