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Flashcards in Disability, Work Fitness, Workers' Comp Deck (16):
1

Impairment is...

loss, loss of use, or derangement of a body part, system or function

2

Disability is...

decreased capacity of an individual to meet personal, occupational or societal demands as a consequence of impairment

3

What act covers federal employees?

FELA (Fed EE liability Act)

4

What act covers railroad workers?

FELA

5

What act covers black lung?

Federal Black Lung Act of 1969

6

Jones Act is AKA...

Longshoremen and Harbor Workers Act

7

Federal Soc Sec Program aka...

SSDI

8

SSDI covers if....

less than 65 years old
disability expected to last 12 months or more
combined benefit with WC cannot exceed 80% of current pre-disability earnings

9

Temporary inability to perform any useful work because of injury is...

TTD

10

Temporary ability to perform modified work is...

TPD

11

What determines temporary vs permanent?

MMI

12

If EE is incapable of returning to ANY work?

PTD

13

If EE has reached MMI but unable to perform pre-injury level, but capable of modified work?

PPD

14

Examples of catastrophic injury ending in PTD?

spinal cord injury
paralysis
limb amputation
total blindness
severe brain injury
2nd or 3rd degree burns of face an hands

15

Employer must have FMLA if...

has more than 50 EEs.

16

FMLA allows a total of ___work weeks of unpaid leave per 12 month period?

12 work weeks