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Document ID (ISN)77905
CIS number 02-205
Year 2001
Convention or series no.
Title Lung cancer - Pleural cancer (mesothelioma) - Detection, reporting and compensation
Original title Cancers du poumon - Cancers de la plèvre (mésothéliomes) - Comment les repérer, les déclarer, les faire reconnaître, les faire indemniser [in French]
Bibliographic information Ligue nationale contre le cancer, 14 rue Corvisart, 75013 Paris, France, 2001. 21p.
Abstract Contents of this booklet describing the compensation system for occupational lung cancer and pleural mesothelioma in France: introduction and general considerations on occupational cancers; reporting procedures; occupational activities having possibly given rise to exposures to agents known to cause lung cancer (asbestos, arsenic, bis-chloromethyl ether, sulfuric acid fog and smoke, chromium compounds, tars, soot, nickel compounds, iron oxide, radioactive dust or smoke, silica, cobalt dust in association with tungsten carbide) as well as the corresponding compensation systems. It duplicates the section of the general booklet on the compensation of occupational cancers in France (see CIS 02-201) applicable specifically to lung cancer.
Descriptors (primary) compensation of occupational diseases; occupation disease relation; pleural mesothelioma; medical examinations; notification of occupational diseases; medical supervision; lung cancer
Descriptors (secondary) tungsten carbide 1:1; sulfuric acid; iron oxide; cobalt; nickel and compounds; France; silica; asbestos; radioactive substances; dust; aerosols; coal tar; bis(2-chloroethyl) ether; smoke; soot; mesothelioma
Document type E - Books, reports, proceedings
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Occupational pathology
Broad subject area(s) Occupational medicine, epidemiology
Browse category(ies) Diseases of the respiratory system (except for pneumoconiosis & similar)
Notification of accidents and diseases
Workers' compensation