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Document ID (ISN)76809
CIS number 01-616
ISSN - Serial title Government of the Hong Kong SAR Gazette
Year 1999
Convention or series no. Legal Notice No.147 of 1999
Title Occupational Safety and Health Ordinance (Amendment of schedule 2) Order 1999 [Hong Kong]
Bibliographic information 11 June 1999, Vol.3, No.23, Legal Supplement No.2, p.B1497-B1499.
Abstract This regulation amends the order of 1997 (CIS 99-1756) by adding carpal tunnel syndrome and legionnaires' disease to the list of occupational diseases requiring notification. It includes the shoulder for traumatic tendon inflammations and extends the list of agents which may cause occupational asthma to all substances.
Descriptors (primary) notification of occupational diseases; Hong Kong
Descriptors (secondary) inhalation; carpal-tunnel syndrome; law; asthma; schedule of occupational diseases; legionellosis
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