OCCUPATIONAL DISEASEoccupational disease. A disease that is contracted as a result of exposure to debilitating conditions or substances in the course of employment. ? Employees who suffer from occupational diseases are eligible for workers’ compensation. Courts have construed the term to include a variety of ailments, including lung conditions (such as asbestosis or black lung), hearing loss, and carpal tunnel syndrome.
¡ª Also termed industrial disease. [Cases: Workers’ Compensation 547¨C551. C.J.S. Workmen’s Compensation ¡ì¡ì 315¨C324.]
¡°Certain diseases and infirmities which develop gradually and imperceptibly as a result of engaging in particular employments and which are generally known and understood to be usual incidents or hazards thereof, are distinguished from those having a traumatic origin, or otherwise developing suddenly and unexpectedly, by the terms ¡®occupational,¡¯ and ¡®industrial.¡¯ ¡± 82 Am. Jur. 2d Workers’ Compensation ¡ì 326 (1992).
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