The Stories of My Four Friends Volume 3

The Stories of My Four Friends Volume 3

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1900 edition. Excerpt: ...the formula assumed for the benefit calculations above. Factors Which Decrease Estimates of Compensation Benefits Historically workers' compensation statutes have included several blanket exemptions. As of the end of 1975, three states (New Jersey, South Carolina, and Texas) had elective coverage, and approximately onefourth (1/4) of the states had exemptions based upon the size of the establishment. The following limitations apply specifically to noise-induced hearing loss: This trend is suggestive of several California data which indicate a 27% increase from fiscal year 197-75 to fiscal year 1975-76 in the number of claims filed. (See Appendix E-3-) A.S. Hribal and G.M. Minor, "Workers' Compensation-1975 Enactments," Monthly Labor Review, Vol. 99, No. 1 (January 1976), p. 30. 2 These comparative hearing loss requirements are derived from Meyer S. Fox, M.D., "Workmen's Compensation and Medical-Legal Aspects of the Occupational Noise Problem," in Proceedings of the Workshop on Industrial Hearing Conservation, sponsored by the National Association of Hearing and Speech Agencies, Washington, D.C., 1971, pp. 19-20. Wherever possible, more recent (1975) statutory changes are noted. Occupational hearing loss due to continuous noise (as opposed to accident or trauma-induced noise) may not be compensable. An employee may be required to leave work for six months before filing a claim for hearing loss compensation. In theory, this can occur through transfer to a non-noisy job, permanent layoff or retirement. In practice, claims are generally not filed until retirement. This may reduce the number of claims because a percentage of workers either die before retirement or lose contact with their plant during the waiting period. The use of...
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  • Paperback | 38 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 86g
  • Miami Fl, United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236486048
  • 9781236486042