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A work accident , workplace accident , occupational accident , or accident at work is a "discrete occurrence in the course of work" leading to physical or mental occupational injury. The phrase "in the course of work" can include work-related accidents happening off the company's premises, and can include accidents caused by third parties, according to Eurostat. The definition of work accident includes accidents occurring "while engaged in an economic activity, or at work, or carrying on the business of the employer" according to the ILO. The phrase "physical or mental harm" means any injury , disease , or death. Occupational accidents differ from occupational diseases as accidents are unexpected and unplanned occurrences e.
The employer must immediately report severe occupational accidents to both the police and to the Occupational Safety and Health Division of the Regional State Administrative Agency. The occupational accident is severe if the employee dies or if he or she suffers a permanent or severe injury. Severe injuries are for example:. When the final severeness of the injury is not clear, the accident must be reported, as the nature of the injuries may become clear only through later examinations. Serious injuries must also be reported to the police, who must conduct a police investigation at the scene of the accident.
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Everything you need to know about the causes of industrial accidents. Accidents are caused by a combination of factors, each one of these may vary from situation to situation. Accidents do not just happen, they are caused.
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