Workers' Compensation Insurance and Occupational Injuries

  title={Workers' Compensation Insurance and Occupational Injuries},
  author={Ilsoon Shin and Jun-Byoung Oh and Hyung Kwan Yi},
  booktitle={Safety and health at work},
OBJECTIVES Although compensation for occupational injuries and diseases is guaranteed in almost all nations, countries vary greatly with respect to how they organize workers' compensation systems. In this paper, we focus on three aspects of workers' compensation insurance in Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) countries - types of systems, employers' funding mechanisms, and coverage for injured workers - and their impacts on the actual frequencies of occupational… CONTINUE READING
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