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OhioBWC - Basics:  Industrial Accident

Industrial Accident

For a claim to be considered a workers’ compensation issue, an accident or exposure must occur in the course of and be a direct results of an injured worker’s employment. While commonly used, the term industrial accident can be misleading, because not all claims arise from industrial settings (i.e., factories, heavy industry, etc.). A more appropriate description is either work-related or workplace accidents.