Definition from Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary
A disease that an employee develops as the result of exposure to particular substances, working conditions, or requirements on the job. Black lung disease from mining, mesothelioma caused by asbestos exposure, and repetitive stress disorder caused by typing or running a cash register are all examples of occupational disease.
Definition provided by Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary.
August 19, 2010, 5:20 pm