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What does OA stand for?

OA stands for Occupational Asthma

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It showed there were 27 fires and 181 reports of ill health, including occupational asthma, hearing loss, dermatitis, mental ill health, upper limb disorders and back injuries.
Personal injury claims of occupational asthma against the insurers of MG Rover were pursued and a civil case had been listed for trial in May next year - but an out-of-court settlement has now been reached following lengthy negotiations.
Personal injury claims of occupational asthma against the insurers of MG Rover were pursued and a civil case had been listed for trial in May next year - but an out of court settlement has now been reached following lengthy negotiations.
This is more clear-cut with occupational asthma - for instance you've only had asthma since starting a job that involves working with chemicals and your symptoms get better over weekends and holidays.