occupational accident

Definition of "occupational accident"
  1. An unexpected event that occurs during a person's work period and is covered under worker's compensation policies
How to use "occupational accident" in a sentence
  1. The injury John suffered was deemed an occupational accident so it was covered by his employer's worker's compensation.
  2. Sally slipped on a wet surface at work which was categorized as an occupational accident.
  3. The machinery malfunction causing Tom's injury was classified as an occupational accident.

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