Rhode Island General Laws Title 28. Labor and Labor Relations § 28-34-1. Definitions

Whenever used in this chapter:

(1) “Disability” means the state of being disabled from earning full wages at the work at which the employee was last employed;

(2) “Disablement” means the event of becoming disabled as defined in subdivision (1) of this section;

(3) “Occupational disease” means a disease which is due to causes and conditions which are characteristic of and peculiar to a particular trade, occupation, process, or employment.

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