Furnace Worker Can't Collect Benefits over COVID-19 Infection
Cleveland, OH (WorkersCompensation.com) –Whether a worker can collect benefits for having contracted COVID-19 typically depends on how a state defines occupational disease.
The issue of whether a furnace operator was entitled to benefits over his COVID-19 infection in Yeager v. Arconic, Inc, No. 2021-T-0052 (Ohio App. Ct. 06/13/22), hinged on Ohio’s rule that a worker’s job must create a peculiar risk of contracting the disease if it is to be ...
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