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Document ID (ISN)60519
CIS number 93-1060
Year 1969
Convention or series no.
Title Royal Order establishing the schedule of compensable occupational diseases; R.O. establishing the list of industries, ... in which victims of occupational diseases are presumed to have been exposed to the risk of the disease in question [Belgium]
Original title Arrêté royal dressant la liste des maladies professionnelles donnant lieu à réparation; A.R. fixant la liste des industries, ... dans lesquelles la victime d'une maladie professionnelle est présumée avoir été exposée au risque de cette maladie [Belgique] [in French]
Bibliographic information In: Les Codes Larcier, tome III (Droit social), Maison F. Larcier s.a., 39 Rue des Minimes, 1000 Bruxelles, Belgium, 1990 ed., p.575-581. Also in: Moniteur belge, 4 Apr. 1969 and 15 July 1969.
Abstract The first Order (dated 28 March 1969), as modified till 1990, provides a list of compensable occupational diseases, classified by type: diseases due to exposure to certain chemical substances; skin diseases due to exposure to substances not listed elsewhere; diseases due to inhalation of substances not listed elsewhere; infectious and parasitic diseases; diseases due to physical agents (ionising and thermal radiation, noise, atmospheric pressure, vibration, repetitive strain, nystagmus). The second Order (dated 11 July 1969), as modified till 1990, provides, for each of the diseases listed in the Order of 28.3.1969, a list of the industries or occupations in which the disease in question can be deemed to have occurred as an occupational disease. Both Orders became effective on 1 July 1969.
Descriptors (primary) occupational diseases; schedule of occupational diseases; Belgium
Descriptors (secondary) ionizing radiation; radiant heat; noise; vibration; decompression sickness; infectious diseases; nystagmus; respiratory diseases; skin diseases; list of chemical substances; chemical hazards; repetitive strain injury; physical hazards; law; parasitic diseases
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceBelgium
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Workers' compensation
Bacterial and parasitic diseases