2016 Colorado Revised Statutes
Title 8 - Labor and Industry
Labor Ii - Workers' Compensation and Related Provisions
Article 41 - Coverage and Liability
Part 3 - Liability
§ 8-41-302. Scope of terms - "accident" - "injury" - "occupational disease"

CO Rev Stat ยง 8-41-302 (2016) What's This?

(1) "Accident", "injury", and "occupational disease" shall not be construed to include disability or death caused by or resulting from mental or emotional stress unless it is shown by competent evidence that such mental or emotional stress is proximately caused solely by hazards to which the worker would not have been equally exposed outside the employment.

(2) "Accident", "injury", and "occupational disease" shall not be construed to include disability or death caused by heart attack unless it is shown by competent evidence that such heart attack was proximately caused by an unusual exertion arising out of and within the course of the employment.

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