Occupational Diseases FAQ
How can I prove occupational diseases?
There are two main conditions which must be met to prove occupational disease:
- That the disease or disorder was specifically caused by something from your work environment
- That the disease is not a commonly occurring disease which the general public typically gets.
What are the most common occupational diseases?
Some of the most commonly occurring occupation diseases include:
- Hearing loss
Who is at risk for occupational diseases?
There are some higher-risk jobs that are more likely to cause diseases from chemicals or the work environment such as auto mechanics, healthcare workers, construction, factory workers, & manufacturing.