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OCCUPATIONAL INJURY

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Definition:
An Occupational injury is any personal injury, disease or death resulting from an occupational accident; an occupational injury is therefore distinct from an occupational disease, which is a disease contracted as a result of an exposure over a period of time to risk factors arising from work activity.

Source Publication:
International Labour Organization (ILO) Resolutions Concerning statistics of occupational injuries (resulting from occupational accidents), adopted by the Sixteenth International Conference of Labour Statisticians (October 1998), page 2

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Cross References:
Case of occupational injury
Occupational accident
Occupational disease

Hyperlink:
http://www.ilo.org/public/english/bureau/stat/res/index.htm

Statistical Theme: Health statistics

Created on Thursday, May 2, 2002

Last updated on Thursday, May 2, 2002