occupational accident

occupational accident

[ok′yəpā′shənəl]
Etymology: L, occupare, to take possession of, accidere, to happen
an injury to an employee that occurs in the workplace. Occupational accidents account for over 95% of occupational disabilities. In most cases the injured worker is eligible for compensation.
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The programme coverages include, non-trucking liability, physical damage and occupational accident for owner-operators.
The production of quality information by sentinel workers' health centers is essential for ensuring the development of effective occupational accident and disease prevention strategies and shaping and enhancing Worker's Surveillance programs.
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Rieter has further reduced the occupational accident rate and increased the average training time per employee.
Established in 2000, GreenWood International underwrites and administers various insurance products including Medical Stop Loss, Personal Accident (Business Travel Accident and Voluntary AD&D), Occupational Accident, and Primary Employer's Indemnity Insurance Policies.

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