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  • incidence
  • The occupation must present a "particular hazard" of the disease occurring, so as to distinguish the occupation at issue from other, usual occupations…or the incidence of the disease must be substantially higher in that particular occupation than in other (usual) occupations. (carlsonmeissner.com)
  • If the disease is an ordinary disease of life…the incidence of contracting said disease must be substantially higher in that particular occupation than in the general public. (carlsonmeissner.com)
  • APIL
  • Trained at Irwin Mitchell and qualifying in 1994, Ian is a Fellow of APIL and a specialist asbestos lawyer with a reputation for delivering high quality client focussed legal advice for sufferers of asbestos diseases and principally mesothelioma. (apil.org.uk)
  • Risks
  • It is well recognized that these types of injuries are underreported, but a better sense can be gotten from the seven states that have an active SENSOR (Sentinel Event Notification System for Occupational Risks) program in place for some diseases. (encyclopedia.com)
  • fatal
  • For injuries, the most recent available data indicates that more than 6,200 fatal occupational injuries occur in the United States each year, with more than 40 percent associated with transportation, and most of these related to motor-vehicle fatalities. (encyclopedia.com)
  • 26 April 2013 Approximately 2 million people die each year due to work-related diseases while 160 million more are afflicted by non-fatal occupational illnesses, says a new report by the United Nations labour agency, which has called for an "urgent and vigorous" global campaign to tackle the growing problem. (un.org)
  • Specialists
  • Only about 10,000 of some 800,000 American doctors practice in the field of occupational medicine, and only a small percentage of these have had training leading to certification as specialists in this field. (encyclopedia.com)
  • practice
  • Finally, a new relation between practicing medicine and the functions of occupational medicine should be established in which those professionals who provide occupational health services to industry are no longer separated from clinical practice and from the general care of employees and their families as patients. (cdc.gov)
  • Program
  • Once we receive information about your claim, we will assign a claim number and adjudicator from our Occupational Disease and Survivor Benefits (OD&SB) Program to your case. (wsib.on.ca)
  • Until you receive your claim number, you may call the Occupational Disease and Survivor Benefits Program at 1-800-387-0750 with any questions. (wsib.on.ca)