9780735580435

Workers' Compensation Law and Strategy Guide 2010

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  • ISBN13:

    9780735580435

  • ISBN10:

    073558043X

  • Edition: 13th
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2009-09-09
  • Publisher: Blue Gavel Pr

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Summary

The Workers' Compensation Law & Strategy Guide discusses practical strategies for employers to use to control the expense of workers' compensation. The discussion includes effective back-to-work programs, safety programs, and fraud prevention programs. Our Guide provides an understanding of workersrs" compensation concepts, helping an employer learn the individual details of a particular staters"s law. This edition of the Workers' Compensation Law & Strategy Guide includes recent legislation in all 50 states and discusses trends in workersrs" compensation law; has updated sections on the Americans with Disabilities Act, including major changes made by the ADA Amendments Act of 2008; has revised sections on the Family and Medical Leave Act, including amendments that significantly affect employer rights and responsibilities; plus new discussion regarding legal limits on testing for carpal tunnel syndrome. The Guide has easy-to-use safety and claim prevention checklists and current forms with instructions on how, when, and why to complete them, including: ADA Checklist for Workers' Compensation Claimants Basic Back Safety Checklist Ergonomics Checklist Incident Report, Injured Employee's Report, and Witness Statement Identifying Hazards for Each Job Safety Analysis Job Safety Analysis Questionnaire Job Safety Program Checklist The Workers' Compensation Law & Strategy Guide also includes revised state information on mental injuries; sanctions and penalties for failure to insure; temporary total disability and permanent total disability; benefits for scheduled injuries, death benefits, and burial allowances; as well as updated contact information for state agencies. There are over 20 charts listing individual state practices, including these and more: Benefit and coverage highlights by state, including mental injuries Employee misconduct, including safety rule violations, illegal drugs, and alcohol Employee notice to employer and payment of claims Penalties and enforcement procedures for failure to insure Employer accident reporting requirements State & "Contractor-Under Coverage"

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