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Document ID (ISN)104440
CIS number 05-545
ISSN - Serial title 0300-0559 - Revue de mÚdecine du travail
Year 2003
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Choudat D.
Title Recognition of COBPs and asthma as occupational diseases in the construction industry
Original title Reconnaissance en maladie professionnelle des asthmes et des BPCO dans le BTP [in French]
Bibliographic information May-June 2003, Vol.XXX, No.3, p.55-58. 3 ref.
Abstract This article summarizes the procedure to be followed in France for the compensation of chronic obstructive bronchopneumopathies (COBPs) and asthma in the construction industry. It comprises three steps: declaration of the disease, recognition of its occupational origin and compensation. A table listing the tasks liable to give rise to asthma or COBP is included.
Descriptors (primary) compensation of occupational diseases; obstructive ventilatory impairment; construction industry; France; asthma; chronic bronchitis
Descriptors (secondary) construction sites; list of occupations; job-exposure relation
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Construction industry
Toxic and dangerous substances
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Construction industry and civil engineering
Workers' compensation