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Ministerial Resolution concerning the reporting of occupational diseases [Nicaragua]
Resolución ministerial relativa a la notificación de las enfermedades profesionales [Nicaragua] [in Spanish]
This legal instrument quotes the Labour Code (CIS 99-1751) in defining an occupational disease as any pathological condition due to causes connected with factors at work or in the workplace. The Resolution requires the setting up of a national statistical register for occupational diseases, and it requires employers to declare all cases of occupational disease so that the information can be entered into this register. It also foresees preventive activities, to be based on the information obtained from the register. In annex: sample notification form, with explanations.
La Gaceta - Diario Oficial (Nicaragua), 6 July 2000, Year CIV, No.128, p.3543-3545.
http://www.ops.org.ni/opsnic/tematicas/salud-trabaj/downloads/resolucion_notif_enferm_profesional.PDF [in Spanish]