occupational disease

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Synonyms for occupational disease

disease or disability resulting from conditions of employment (usually from long exposure to a noxious substance or from continuous repetition of certain acts)

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The place where work accident and occupational disease occur is the work process with possible labor system dysfunctions and disorders that constitute potential causes of injury and/or occupational disease, risk factors, respectively.
In Pakistan batch process is extensively practiced in small scale production so employees are more exposed to hazards resulting in high accident rates and occupational diseases at a very early stage.
By sector, manufacturing recorded 36 percent or more than 31,000 of all occupational diseases for the two-year period.
As well, construction and related trades are responsible for the largest number of occupational disease fatalities.
Key words: musculoskeletal disorders, occupational diseases, ergonomics
For the public sector at national level there has been a noticeable decline in the coverage and quality of workers' compensation services provided to ex-miners under the Occupational Diseases in Mines and Works Act (ODMWA) as evidenced by long delays in the resolution of claims.
One of the challenges in the compensation of occupational diseases is a) determining exposures, and b) to determine the diagnosis, making sure there is a connection between the two," Kerr says.
The recognition of SARS as an occupational disease has broader implications.
The court held, inter alia, that "an occupational disease is a disease resulting from the nature of employment and contracted therein.
p]sychiatric conditions except where the conditions have arisen from an injury or occupational disease.
In a case of first impression, the Kentucky Court of Appeals has ruled that a nurse who contracted AIDS while she was working with AIDS patients suffered from an occupational disease even though the infection probably resulted from a single event, a needle stick.
Raymond Neutra, chief of the DHS's Environmental and Occupational Disease Control division, said that survey was withheld from the oversight committee and the UCLA researchers because it was ``uninformative.
The recognition and control of occupational disease.
This group was made up of consumers who had been off work for more than three days due to work injury or occupational disease and who had used the rehabilitation services provided by a local workers' health center(1) in the past six months.
Second, we wanted to identify any existing occupational disease or illness.
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