Injury during soccer practice found to be ‘in the course of employment’

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[2002] O.W.S.I.A.T.D. No. 393, Decision No. 1234/00

The worker, a police constable, suffered a serious knee injury while practising with the police association’s women’s soccer team. She was on a paid double lunch period, which had been approved by the employer, at the time of the injury.