Occupational disease as an injury under Workers’ Compensation Law
Subject to ORS 656.005 (Definitions) (24) and 656.266 (Burden of proving compensability and nature and extent of disability) (2), an occupational disease, as defined in ORS 656.802 (Occupational disease), is considered an injury for employees of employers who have come under this chapter, except as otherwise provided in ORS 656.802 (Occupational disease) to 656.807 (Time for filing of claims for occupational disease). [Amended by 1965 c.285 §87; 1973 c.543 §2; 2001 c.865 §4]
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