Ohio WC Terms: Occupational Disease (OD)

Occupational Disease (OD)

R.C. 4123.01(F) and R.C. 4123.68 permit compensation for occupational diseases (OD) resulting from the employment. A worker with a disease can receive workers’ compensation if the disease satisfies the R.C. 4123.01(F) general occupational disease definition or meets the requirements of the R.C. 4213.68 schedule of compensable occupational diseases.

See our case index for summaries of occupational disease decisions by Ohio courts, with links to the cases.