Year

1987

DOI

10.17848/9780880996020

Abstract

This study details the development of the federal government's Black Lung program and evaluates its policy components.

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Contents

  1. The Development of the Black Lung Act
  2. Black Lung Law and Its Changes, 1969-1981
  3. Medical Issues in Black Lung Compensation
  4. Presumptions and Evidence
  5. Coverage and Administration
  6. Dimensions of the Program
  7. Summary Findings

ISBN

9780880990448 (pbk.) ; 9780880996020 (ebook)

Subject Areas

UNEMPLOYMENT, DISABILITY, and INCOME SUPPORT PROGRAMS; Workers compensation and disability; Disability; Occupational health and safety

The Tragedy of Black Lung: Federal Compensation for Occupational Disease

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Barth, Peter S. 1987. The Tragedy of Black Lung: Federal Compensation for Occupational Disease. Kalamazoo, MI: W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research. https://doi.org/10.17848/9780880996020

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