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Glossary of Terms Used for USAID's Automated Directives System (ADS) - Updated 07/15/2011 Partial Revision

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Occupational Disease Or Illness

A condition produced in the work environment over a period longer than one workday or shift by such factors as systemic infection. repeated stress or strain, or exposure to hazardous elements such as, but not limited to, toxins, poisons, fumes, noise, particulate or radiation, or other continuing conditions of the work environment (USAID Automated Directives System - ADS - Chapter 442).

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