occupational disease definition

  • noun:
    • an illness, including byssinosis or black lung, caused by the problems of your work, trade, or profession.
    • Any persistent condition that develops due to work or occupational task.
    • disease or disability caused by conditions of work (usually from long contact with a noxious material or from continuous repetition of specific acts)

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