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Definition – What does Occupational Illness mean?

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An occupational illness is any illness whose cause is attributable to the workplace environment or conditions. These illnesses can be caused by poor air quality, exposure to chemicals, lack of sanitation and a number of other hazards.

HSSE World explains Occupational Illness

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An employee suffering from an occupational illness may claim compensation under the legislation as per the existing law of the land. This is especially true if the rate of illness in the workplace is significantly higher than the average in the normal population.

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