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The DC Code: § 1-623.02b Functions-Disability Compensation.

Index1 Government Organization. (Refs & Annos)

The functions of the program shall be to:

Establish appropriate systems and procedures for the reporting of occupational accidents and illnesses;
Maintain and analyze records of all occupational accidents and illnesses occurring within agencies;
Study safety problems and recommend actions to correct undesirable conditions or unsafe practices;
Monitor and evaluate adequacy and effectiveness of safety procedures and practices of District agencies through inspection;
Make determinations and awards for, or against payment of compensation under this chapter;
Pay compensation to employees for work related disability or death resulting from personal injury sustained in the performance of their duty, as specified in this section;
Conduct promotional campaigns to stimulate employees' interest in accident prevention and to train and motivate supervisors in accident prevention concepts, practices and techniques;
Develop and maintain working agreements with designated physicians and other public or private organizations, as required; and
Monitor the adequacy and effectiveness of medical services under this section, and develop guidelines for the determination of disabilities and professional fees.

Historical and Statutory

Emergency Act Amendments For temporary (90 day) addition of section, see § 1103(b) of Fiscal Year 2002 Budget Support Emergency Act of 2001 (D.C. Act 14-124, August 3, 2001, 48 DCR 7861). Legislative History of Laws For Law 14-28, see notes following § 1-604.06. DC CODE § 1-623.02b Current through December 11, 2012


(Mar. 3, 1979, D.C. Law 2-139, § 2302b, as added Oct. 3, 2001, D.C. Law 14-28, § 1203(b), 48 DCR 6981.)