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Document ID (ISN)59902
CIS number 93-353
Year 1965
Convention or series no. Hong Kong Cap.59 E
Title Factories and Industrial Undertakings (Notification of Occupational Diseases) Regulations [Hong Kong]
Bibliographic information Government Printer, Hong Kong, 1981. 2p. Price: HKD 1.50.
Abstract Regulations effective 12 March 1965 and issued under the authority of the 1955 Factories and Industrial Undertakings Ordinance (see CIS 89-6). They require medical practitioners to notify the Director of Medical and Health Services of any case of occupational disease they diagnose in a patient or in the body of a deceased person. In annex: list of occupational diseases (poisoning by one of a number of toxic substances; anthrax; skin cancer or ulceration of the corneal surface of the eye; chrome ulceration; skin inflammation or ulceration produced by dust, liquid or vapour; heat cataract; decompression sickness; pathological manifestations due to radioactive substances or X-rays; silicosis; asbestosis); form to be used for the notification.
Descriptors (primary) notification of occupational diseases; Hong Kong
Descriptors (secondary) poisoning; decompression sickness; radiation disease; anthrax; infrared radiation cataract; law; skin cancer; ulceration of the skin; chrome ulcer; silicosis; schedule of occupational diseases; asbestosis
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceHong Kong
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Notification of accidents and diseases
Bacterial and parasitic diseases