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What does OD stand for?

OD stands for Occupational Disease

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A defense attorney in Baltimore told me that a lot of light injuries and occupational diseases with long latencies may not be claimed.
The International Labour Organisation's theme for the day this year is "Safe and healthy workplaces: Making decent work a reality" According to the report, The Burden of Occupational Disease and Injury in New Zealand, around 700 and 1000 workers die prematurely in New Zealand every year as a result of a work-related disease and about 80 percent of these deaths occur in men.
The 2005 amendments also incorporated the prevailing factor standard in occupational disease cases.
[ILLUSTRATION OMITTED] In fact, mesothelioma (an asbestos-related illness) claims have doubled in the last five years, according to Fergus Kerr, director of the Occupational Disease and Survivor Benefit program.
He discusses developing technologies of the industrial revolution that caused new out-breaks of anthrax and other occupational diseases, creating the need for a true public health care system.
To the Editor: Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS), an occupational disease risk for healthcare workers, warrants an occupational health response, as clearly described by Esswein et al.