course of employment

   To be actively involved in doing one's job at a particular time; usually an issue when an accident occurs. This is a requirement for making a claim for a work-related injury under state workers' compensation acts.

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  • course of employment — n. The normal duties and activities associated with a job; the activities that an employee performs as his or her customary services to the employer. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney… …   Law dictionary

  • Course of employment — is a legal consideration of all circumstances which may occur in the performance of a person s job, especially during a period of time where specific objectives are given by the employer to the employee. Black s Law Dictionary (2nd Pocket ed.… …   Wikipedia

  • course of employment — These words as applied to compensation for injuries within the purview of worker s compensation acts, refer to the time, place, and circumstances under which the accident takes place. A worker is in course of employment when, within time covered… …   Black's law dictionary

  • course of employment — See in the course of the employment …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • in the course of employment — The phrase in the course of employment, as used in workers compensation acts, relates to time, place and circumstances under which accident occurred, and means injury happened while worker was at work in his or her employer s service. Peter… …   Black's law dictionary

  • in the course of employment — adj. Occurring while an employee is at work or otherwise in his or her employer’s service. The Essential Law Dictionary. Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008 …   Law dictionary

  • in course of employment — See in the course of employment …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • employment — em·ploy·ment n 1: an activity or service performed for another esp. for compensation or as an occupation 2: the act of employing: the state of being employed Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • course — I noun act, act of pursuing, action, activity, advance, approach, arrangment, attack, campaign, completion, conduct, customary manner of procedure, delivery, design, direction, effectuation, effort, employment, endeavor, evolution, execution,… …   Law dictionary

  • Course — can refer to: Course (navigation), the path of travel Course (sail), the principal sail on a mast of a sailing vessel Course (education), in the United States, a unit of instruction in one subject, lasting one academic term Course Atlas… …   Wikipedia


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