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Non-Occupational or Work Re-lated

Last post 10-25-2010, 9:50 AM by GreyHair. 2 replies.
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  •  10-23-2010, 12:40 AM 3940

    butchrecer is not online. Last active: 09-26-2013, 9:55 AM butchrecer



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  • Non-Occupational or Work Re-lated

    If a employee is (on the clock) and is asked to go get a tool that is in a truck. Starts walking to the truck, slips and falls on an uneven surface while walking to the truck to get the tool, is this an non-occ? or a work re-lated injury?

    My answer is work re-lated, however I'm getting a non-occ. opinion from some of my co workers due to the fact that the employee was just walking (a every day thing in life).

  •  10-25-2010, 8:28 AM 3944 in reply to 3940

    mikecj is not online. Last active: 06-07-2012, 5:13 PM mikecj



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  • Re: Non-Occupational or Work Re-lated

    butchrecer,

     Take a look at 1904.5 for a determine of "work-relatedness". In my opinion it is work related.

    By your co-workers logic, the death of worker from a boiler blowing up would only work related if he was actively operating the boiler.

    MikeCJ

  •  10-25-2010, 9:50 AM 3945 in reply to 3940

    GreyHair is not online. Last active: 03-09-2012, 1:55 PM GreyHair



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  • Re: Non-Occupational or Work Re-lated

    Agreed--Work related. If the employee collapsed due to a non-work related health issue, you could possibly make a case for non-work related. But here it is pretty clear. The employer is responsible for that uneven surface.
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