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Nonhighway Accident Except Rail Air Water and Workers Compensation

Nonhighway accident, except rail, air, water is one of the classifications in the Occupational Injury and Illness Classification System (OIICS) that was established by the Bureau of Labor Statistics for a work related accident that results in injury to a worker. If a worker is going to receive workers comp when they are injured in an accident on the job, the accident needs to be classified under one of the accident classifications of the OIICS.

Nonhighway accident, except rail, air, water is the classification for a job related accident that involves some type of vehicle, but that does not occur on a highway. This classification is not used if the work related accident involves a train or railway, an airplane, water vehicle or body of water.

Sub-categories-
Nonhighway accident, except rail, air, water is a work related accident classification that has a number of sub-categories. These are:

  1. Nonhighway accident, unspecified - The specific details of the nonhighway accident are not given or specified.
  2. Collision between vehicles or mobile equipment - This is when vehicles or mobile equipment collide, but it does not take place on a highway.
  3. Vehicle, mobile equipment struck stationary object - This is when a vehicle or mobile equipment runs into an object that is not moving. Again, this does not occur on a highway.
  4. Nonhighway accident, n.e.c. - This is a nonhighway accident that involves a vehicle or mobile equipment that is not elsewhere classified (n.e.c.), meaning that it is not classified somewhere else, in some other category or sub-category.
  5. Nonhighway accident, n.e.c. - This is a nonhighway accident that involves a vehicle or mobile equipment that is not elsewhere classified (n.e.c.), meaning that it is not classified somewhere else, in some other category or sub-category.
  6. Noncollision accident, which is additionally divided into:
    1. Noncollision accident, unspecified
    2. Fall from moving vehicle, mobile equipment
    3. Fell from and struck by vehicle, mobile equipment
    4. Overturned
    5. Loss of control
    6. Struck by shifting load
    7. Sudden start or stop, n.e.c.
    8. Noncollision accident, n.e.c.

In other words, nonhighway accident, except rail, air, water describes some kind of work related accident that involves a vehicle or mobile equipment, which does not take place on a highway or railway and does not involve an aircraft, water vehicle or body of water.


Type of Jobs with a Greater Risk for Nonhighway Accident, Except Rail, Air, Water

There are some jobs that involve a higher risk for nonhighway accident, except rail, air, water. These include:

Possible Injuries From Nonhighway Accident, Except Rail, Air, Water

Several possible injuries may result from nonhighway accident, except rail, air, water. Some of these are:


Can I Get Workers Comp for my Job Related Nonhighway Accident, Except Rail, Air, Water

No matter what type of injuries you sustain in a nonhighway accident, except rail, air, water, if the accident occurred on the job while you were doing your job for your employer, you are entitled to get workers comp benefits. If there is some reason why you are having difficulty getting workers comp, the thing that you really ought to do is to see a workers comp lawyer.

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