The branch of medicine that deals with the prevention and treatment of diseases and injuries occurring at work or in specific occupations.
APAPRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
dirty SpriteRead more in this article about some frequently asked questions and fun facts related to our definitions.
- occupation layer,
- occupational dermatitis,
- occupational disease,
- occupational hazard,
- occupational pension,
- occupational psychology,
- occupational safety and health administration,
- occupational therapy,
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
The branch of medicine that deals with the prevention and treatment of occupational injuries and diseases.♦ An occupational disease is one that is associated with a particular occupation and occurs in the workplace. Some occupations confer specific risks, such as the prevalence of black lung in coal miners.
The American Heritage® Science Dictionary Copyright © 2011. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.