|Document ID (ISN)||64647|
|Convention or series no.
||British Columbia Regulation 92/77
||Regulation Promulgated by the Board on March 3, 1977, re cancer of the gastro-intestinal tract [Canada - British Columbia]
||Canadian OSH Legislation CD-ROM, CCOHS, 250 Main Street East, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 1H6, Canada, 1977. 3p.
||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.
||compensation of occupational diseases; Canada; gastrointestinal cancer; occupational diseases; asbestos; British Columbia
||schedule of occupational diseases; law; classification
||A - Laws, regulations, directives
|Country / State or Province||British Columbia|
||Standards and directives with the force of law
|Broad subject area(s)
||Occupational medicine, epidemiology