Definition: is an event, as a result of which the insured person received a personal injury or other damage to health in the performance of his duties under an employment contract. The accident ends with the onset of a health disorder leading to death, sickness, disability, or loss of ability to work for some time. It is considered occupational if it happened during work or for a reason related to work activity. An accident is an actual sudden event, already occurred, which was the result of the impact of some external causes.
Occupational accident in a sentence:
- Industrial injury is the result of an occupational accident that occurred in the workplace with an employee
- Every employee who works under an employment contract is subject to compulsory occupational accident insurance.
Synonyms and related words: labor law, accident, insurance, compensation