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Oversight hearing on the administration of the black lung program

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor. Subcommittee on Labor Standards.

Oversight hearing on the administration of the black lung program

hearing before the Subcommittee on Labor Standards of the Committee on Education and Labor, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, second session, hearing held in Beckley, WV, April 11, 1988.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor. Subcommittee on Labor Standards.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Lungs -- Dust diseases -- Government policy -- United States.,
    • Workers" compensation -- United States.,
    • Coal mines and mining -- Dust control -- United States.

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .E348 1988
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiii, 134 p. :
      Number of Pages134
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2150232M
      LC Control Number88603009

      Recently Announced Projects. Evaluation of the DOL Information Security Program for Fiscal Year - January 18, , Office of the Chief Information Officer - October 19, Occupational and Safety Health Administration (OSHA) Audit of the Black Lung Case Management Systems and Processes - September 8, Office of. Black Lung Disability Trust Fund. The Black Lung Benefits Act established a government trust fund to pay for the benefits, financed by an excise tax on coal. Until the end of the tax was $ per ton for coal from subsurface mines and $ per ton for surface mines, Acts amended: Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act .

      Committee on Government Operations Employment and Housing and Subcommittee: oversight hearing on the National Labor Relations Board: hearing before the Employment and Housing Subcommittee of the Committee on Government Operations, House of Representatives, One Hundred First Congress, second session, October 3, Subcommittee on Workforce Protections, hearing entitled, “Asleep at the Switch: How the Department of Labor Failed to Oversee the Black Lung Disability Trust Fund” RHOB. Energy and Commerce AM C-SPAN Pool Member Dais Camera CAP DA 7 (Ray Return 1 in RHOB) Witness Camera CAP DA 8 (Ray Return 2 in RHOB).

      Defending Federal Black Lung Claims Under the New Regulations James W. Creenan Wayman, Irvin & McAuley, LLC standards for entitlement 16 and for administration of the black lung program. 17 The Black Lung Benefits Reform Act also required automatic transformed the black lung claims program into a truer adjudication system. Apr 16,  · The report contains a wealth of detailed information about the federal black lung benefits program. Below are a few items that stood out to me: A major focus of the report were the delays before the Office of Administrative Law Judges (OALJ). OALJ reported it took an average of days to hold a hearing and issue a decision.


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Oversight hearing on the administration of the black lung program by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor. Subcommittee on Labor Standards. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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More than 1 Million Books in Pdf, ePub, Mobi, Tuebl and Audiobook formats. Hourly Update. The Division of Coal Mine Workers' Compensation in the U.S. Department of Labor administers the Black Lung benefits program.

It accepts, reviews and makes eligibility determinations on benefit claims. Benefits are paid to both eligible miners and former miners and their eligible survivors, with supplementary allowances for dependents.

Former miners are also entitled to receive medical. The Black Lung Clinics Program is marking its 40th anniversary of supporting coal miners throughout the country with funding for medical, outreach, educational, and benefits counseling services.

From to today, take a look at the history, progress, and personal impact that BLCP has had on miners' lives. DOL Appeals is the portal for the Department of Labor's formal adjudications, such as black lung and longshore workers' compensation programs, nuclear and environmental whistleblower cases, OFCCP enforcement actions, Workforce Investment Act disputes, permanent and temporary alien labor certications, and a wide variety of other case types.

The Federal Black Lung Benefits Act Inas part of a federal mine safety law in response to the Farmington mine disaster, the federal black lung benefits program was created.

In creating this law the Congress recognized that there were a significant number of coal miners who were totally disabled. Oct 08,  · Sep 28, H.R. (th). To ensure that claims for benefits under the Black Lung Benefits Act are processed in a fair and timely manner, to better protect miners from pneumoconiosis (commonly known as "black lung disease"), and for other purposes.

In blogorazzia.com, a database of bills in the U.S. Congress. SSR Where the Federal mechanisms and procedural economies which were anticipated by Congress in assigning the administration of the black lung benefit program to the Social Security Administration.

Inferential support is also evident from section (b) in the reference of that section to the "procedures" of section of the Social. Eligibility Black Lung Clinics receive funding from the HRSA Black Lung Clinic Program to seek out coal miners, whether they are currently involved in mining or not, and provide services to them and their families, regardless of their ability to pay.

Services may be provided either directly by grantees or through formal arrangements with appropriate health care providers, such. Black Lung for survivor’s claim Shown by X‐ray or autopsy evidence Irrebuttablepresumption that a miner’s death was due to Black Lung at the time of death when a x‐ray or biopsy or autopsy evidence shows Progressive Massive Fibrosis (PMF) –opacity greater than 1 cm in diameter.

Dec 14,  · Black lung benefits eligibility (oversight) by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Education and Labor. General Subcommittee on Labor.,U.S.

Govt Pages: Feb 06,  · Black Lung Study Finds Biggest Cluster Ever Of Fatal Coal Miners' Disease The cluster, found in central Appalachia and first reported by NPR, indicates that. Black Lung Benefits Program Description and Legislative History. The Black Lung benefit program established by the Federal Coal Mine Health and Safety Act of provides monthly benefit payments to coal miners totally disabled as a result of pneumoconiosis, to the widows of coal miners who died as a result of pneumoconiosis, and to their dependents.

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Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) hearing or a part of the body or its use. Compensation is limited to a certain number of weeks. Oct 30,  · The Department of Labor (DOL) Black Lung Benefits Program provides medical and income assistance to coal miners who suffer total disability or death due to lung disease caused by coal dust.

To provide insight into DOL's administration of the Black Lung Benefits Program, GAO is reporting on (1) how long it takes to process and resolve black lung benefits claims; (2) at what rate and for.

The Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) is published and updated annually by the Office of the Federal Register. MSHA rules are in Title 30 of the CFR, Mineral Resources, Chapter I. 30 CFR Online Edition The electronic edition (e-CFR) of Title 30 CFR is updated regularly as final rules become incorporated into the blogorazzia.com the e-CFR.

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Sep 27,  · Each month, the Department of Labor (DOL) sends a file via eData which contains changes to the Black Lung payments (updates only).

Annually, around the time of the Benefit Rate Increase (BRI), DOL sends an additional saturation file which represents all of their blogorazzia.comh Year:.

Black Lung Benefits Properly Awarded Even When Disabled Has History of Smoking. Westmoreland Coal Co. v. Cochra, No. (Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit, June 4, ) | View pdf (June 1, ) Anna C. Horevay, Summer Associate.the black lung benefits program and all black lung benefits when no responsible mine operator can be assigned liability for such benefits or when coal mine employment ceased prior to January 1, The Trust Fund is partially financed by a tax on coal sold by producers.A Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions subcommittee hear testimony from coal miners suffering from black lung disease who have encountered legal and medical challenges when filing for.