life-threatening wound

GC: n

S: (last access: 27 July 2015); (last access: 12 March 2013).

N: 1. In the event that an employee dies or experiences a life-threatening injury while at work, or if agency personnel are the first to know of an employee’s death or life-threatening injury off duty, the agency should take the responsibility to notify the next of kin and provide as much assistance as possible.
2. Cultural Interrelation: X-Rays Tell Story of Ancient Greek Soldier’s Wound.
The soldier survived his wound without suffering a life-threatening infection.
S: 1. (last access: 27 July 2015). 2. (last access: 27 July 2015).

SYN: 1. fatal injury. 2. life-threatening injury.

S: 1. NAVARRO p. 510. 2. (last access: 27 July 2015); TERMIUMPLUS.

CR: fatal