[ok-yuh-pey-shuh-nl] /ˌɒk yəˈpeɪ ʃə nl/
of or relating to an , trade, or calling:
of or relating to :
of, relating to, or caused by an occupation: an occupational pension scheme, an occupational disease
1850, from occupation + -al (1). Occupational therapy is attested by 1918; occupational risk by 1951. Related: Occupationally.
- Occupational medicine
occupational medicine n. The branch of medicine that deals with the prevention and treatment of diseases and injuries occurring at work or in specific occupations. occupational medicine (ŏk’yə-pā’shə-nəl) The branch of medicine that deals with the prevention and treatment of occupational injuries and diseases. ◇ An occupational disease is one that is associated with a […]
- Occupational name
noun a surname, as Smith or Taylor, originally derived from an occupation of a distant ancestor
- Occupational neurosis
occupational neurosis n. A neurotic reaction to one’s work in which extreme tension and anxiety develop and are manifested by such symptoms as muscle cramps or spasms during work-related tasks. Also called professional neurosis.
- Occupational pension
noun 1. a pension scheme provided for the members of a particular occupation or by a specific employer or group of employers 2. a pension derived from such a scheme