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| Standard Number:||1904.5(a); 1904.5(b); 1904.5(b)(3)|
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You know, what we have is we have a presumption of work relationship if it occurs from an event or exposure within the work environment. So, this person is walking down the hall and, if there is no event or exposure that led to the condition, then I don't think that presumption would apply. Do you agree with that, Jim?The second OSHA panelist responded: "It sounds like a work-related case to me. I mean, it sounds like the person was injured while they were in the work environment and, yeah, I would consider that a work-related case."
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