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Unformatted text preview: HCR230 Characteristics of Workers' Comp Plans The Office of Workers Compensation Programs (OWCP) administers through the Dept of Labor four different programs designed to provide benefits for employees who acquire a work related injuries or disease. These programs are divided into four parts to cover the various benefits offered to civilian and federal employees. The first of these four parts is the Federal Employees Compensation Program. This program covers those injuries or illnesses to employees and to their surviving dependents in a work related death. The second part of this program is the Longshore and Harbor Workers Compensation Program. This provides for those employees working in the maritime field in a specific class. It compensates injured employees with pay and related medical expenses. The third part of the program is the Federal Black Lung Program. This part of the program caters to coal mine workers. It administers claims to compensate workers disabled or to the families of workers who have workers....
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