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Workplace injuries and diseases [electronic resource] : prevention and compensation : essays in honor of Terry Thomason / Karen Roberts, John F. Burton, Jr., Matthew M. Bodah, editors.

Contributor(s): Roberts, Karen, 1949- | Burton, John F | Bodah, Matthew M. (Matthew Michael) | Thomason, Terry.
Material type: TextTextPublisher: Kalamazoo, Mich. : W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research, 2005Description: 1 online resource (xv, 301 p.) : ill.ISBN: 9781429454919 (electronic bk.); 1429454911 (electronic bk.).Subject(s): Workers' compensation -- United States -- Congresses | Employers' liability insurance -- United States -- Congresses | Employers' liability -- United States -- Congresses | Industrial safety -- United States -- Costs -- Congresses | Industrial hygiene -- United States -- Costs -- Congresses | Travail -- Accidents -- Indemnisation -- �Etats-Unis -- Congr�es | Assurance de responsabilit�e des employeurs -- �Etats-Unis -- Congr�es | Employeurs -- Responsabilit�e -- �Etats-Unis -- Congr�es | S�ecurit�e du travail -- �Etats-Unis -- Co�ut -- Congr�es | Hygi�ene industrielle -- �Etats-Unis -- Co�ut -- Congr�es | TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Industrial Health & SafetyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Workplace injuries and diseases.DDC classification: 363.11/6/0973 Online resources: EBSCOhost
Contents:
Introduction / Karen Roberts -- Economic incentives and workplace safety / Terry Thomason -- The adequacy of workers' compensation cash benefits / Leslie I. Boden, Robert T. Reville, and Jeff Biddle -- Permanent partial disability benefits / John F. Burton, Jr. -- Issues in workers' compensation appeals system reform / Douglas E. Hyatt -- Performance measurement in workers' compensation systems / H. Allan Hunt -- The structure of and incentives from workers' compensation pricing / Karen Roberts -- Health care and workers' compensation / Cameron Mustard and Sandra Sinclair -- How can behavioral economics inform research on workplace injuries? / Seth A. Seabury ... [et al.] -- Revisiting black lung : can the Feds deliver workers' compensation for occupational disease? / Peter S. Barth -- Workers' compensation in Rhode Island : reform through business/labor cooperation / Matthew Carey.
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Papers from a conference entitled "Workers' Compensation: Current and Emerging Issues" held at the University of Rhode Island on March 27, 2004 to honor the former director of URI's Schmidt Labor Research Center.

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Introduction / Karen Roberts -- Economic incentives and workplace safety / Terry Thomason -- The adequacy of workers' compensation cash benefits / Leslie I. Boden, Robert T. Reville, and Jeff Biddle -- Permanent partial disability benefits / John F. Burton, Jr. -- Issues in workers' compensation appeals system reform / Douglas E. Hyatt -- Performance measurement in workers' compensation systems / H. Allan Hunt -- The structure of and incentives from workers' compensation pricing / Karen Roberts -- Health care and workers' compensation / Cameron Mustard and Sandra Sinclair -- How can behavioral economics inform research on workplace injuries? / Seth A. Seabury ... [et al.] -- Revisiting black lung : can the Feds deliver workers' compensation for occupational disease? / Peter S. Barth -- Workers' compensation in Rhode Island : reform through business/labor cooperation / Matthew Carey.

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