|Document ID (ISN)||103819|
|ISSN - Serial title
||0120-5684 - Protección y seguridad
|Convention or series no.
||Ayala Cáceres C.L.
||Legal concept of occupational disease
||Concepto jurídico de enfermedad profesional [in Spanish]|
||May-June 2004, Vol.50, No.295, p.32-38. Illus. 3 ref.
||This article comments on the concept of occupational disease as defined in Columbian legislation. Main topics covered: evolution of the concept of occupational disease and legal bases; various occupational disease doctrines and theories; doctrine applied in Colombia (objective responsibility); presumption of occupational disease; causal relationship; pathologies aggravated by work; bullying as a cause of occupational disease; concept of occupational disease as currently applied in Colombia; prescription or loss of rights; determination of the occupational nature of the disease; determination of the degree of disability (partial or total). Colombian legislation currently recognises 42 occupational diseases.
||Colombia; legislation; occupational diseases
||compensation of occupational diseases; responsibilities of employers; comment on law; degree of disability; bullying
||D - Periodical articles
|Country / State or Province||Colombia|
|Broad subject area(s)
||Occupational medicine, epidemiology
||Bullying and mobbing