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Document ID (ISN)64647
CIS number 95-801
Year 1977
Convention or series no. British Columbia Regulation 92/77
Title Regulation Promulgated by the Board on March 3, 1977, re cancer of the gastro-intestinal tract [Canada - British Columbia]
Bibliographic information Canadian OSH Legislation CD-ROM, CCOHS, 250 Main Street East, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1H6, Canada, 1977. 3p.
Abstract This Regulation, filed on 16 Mar. 1977, modifies the provisions of the Workers' Compensation Act. It adds gastro-intestinal cancer to Schedule B (schedule of industrial diseases), to be applicable to workers exposed to asbestos fibres. At least 20 years must have passed between first exposure and diagnosis of gastro-intestinal cancer, and exposure must have been continuous and represented a major component of the worker's activity.
Descriptors (primary) compensation of occupational diseases; Canada; gastrointestinal cancer; occupational diseases; asbestos; British Columbia
Descriptors (secondary) schedule of occupational diseases; law; classification
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceBritish Columbia
Subject(s) Standards and directives with the force of law
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Gastrointestinal diseases
Asbestos
Workers' compensation