Accident Compensation Act 2001

Schedule 2 Occupational diseases

ss 30(3), 60

1

Pneumoconioses caused by sclerogenetic mineral dust (silicosis, anthraco-silicosis, asbestosis) and silico-tuberculosis, provided that silicosis is an essential factor in causing the resultant incapacity or death.

2

Lung cancer or mesothelioma diagnosed as caused by asbestos.

3

Diseases of a type generally accepted by the medical profession as caused by beryllium or its toxic compounds.

4

Diseases of a type generally accepted by the medical profession as caused by phosphorus or its toxic compounds.

5

Diseases of a type generally accepted by the medical profession as caused by chrome or its toxic compounds.

6

Diseases of a type generally accepted by the medical profession as caused by manganese or its toxic compounds.

7

Diseases of a type generally accepted by the medical profession as caused by arsenic or its toxic compounds.

8

Diseases of a type generally accepted by the medical profession as caused by mercury or its toxic compounds.

9

Diseases of a type generally accepted by the medical profession as caused by lead or its toxic compounds.

10

Diseases of a type generally accepted by the medical profession as caused by carbon bisulfide.

11

Diseases of a type generally accepted by the medical profession as caused by the toxic halogen derivatives of hydrocarbons of the aliphatic series.

12

Diseases of a type generally accepted by the medical profession as caused by benzene or its toxic homologues.

13

Diseases of a type generally accepted by the medical profession as caused by nitro- and amido-toxic derivatives of benzene or its homologues.

14

Diseases of a type generally accepted by the medical profession as caused by ionising radiations.

15

Primary epitheliomatous cancer of the skin diagnosed as caused by tar, pitch, bitumen, mineral oil, anthracene, or the compounds, products, or residues of these substances.

16

Anthrax infection.

17

Leptospirosis diagnosed as caused by working with animals or their carcasses.

18

Brucellosis diagnosed as caused by working with animals or their carcasses.

19

Orf diagnosed as caused by working with animals or their carcasses.

20

Streptococcus suis diagnosed as caused by working with animals or their carcasses.

21

Angiosarcoma of the liver diagnosed as caused by vinyl chloride monomer.

22

Byssinosis diagnosed as caused by working with cotton, flax, hemp, or sisal dust.

23

Pneumoconiosis diagnosed as caused by tin, iron oxide, barium, or cobalt.

24

Diseases of a type generally accepted by the medical profession as caused by tungsten.

25

Hand-arm vibration syndrome diagnosed as caused by hand and/or arm vibration.

26

Sino-nasal carcinoma diagnosed as caused by working with wood dust.

27

Diseases of a type generally accepted by the medical profession as caused by ethylene oxide.

28

Extrinsic allergic alveolitis diagnosed as caused by work involving the inhalation of organic dusts.

29

Naso-pharyngeal carcinoma diagnosed as caused by formaldehyde.

30

Laryngeal carcinoma diagnosed as caused by sulphuric acid mists or organic solvents.

31

Lung cancer diagnosed as caused by bis (chloromethyl) ether (and chloromethyl methyl ether), cadmium, coke oven emissions, nickel, radon, silica, or soot.

32

Primary epitheliomatous cancer of the skin diagnosed as caused by shale oil.

33

Bladder carcinoma diagnosed as caused by 2-naphthylamine, benzidine, 4-aminobiphenyl, N, N-Bis (2-chloroethyl)-2-naphthylamine, other aromatic amines, or poly-cyclic aromatic hydrocarbons.

34

Hodgkin’s lymphoma diagnosed as caused by wood dust.

35

Chronic solvent-induced encephalopathy diagnosed as caused by organic solvents, particularly styrene, toluene, xylene, trichloroethylene, methylene chloride, or white spirit.

36

Peripheral neuropathy diagnosed as caused by organic solvents such as n-hexane, carbon disulphide, or trichloroethylene; pesticides such as organophosphates; acrylamide.

37

Occupational asthma diagnosed as caused by recognised sensitising agents inherent in the work process such as, but not limited to, isocyanates, certain wood dusts, flour dusts, animal proteins, enzymes, and latex.

38

Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease diagnosed as caused by coal, silica, cotton dust, or grain dust.

39

Chronic renal failure diagnosed as caused by metals such as cadmium or copper, including via welding fumes.

40

Occupational allergic contact dermatitis diagnosed as caused by recognised sensitising agents inherent in the work process such as, but not limited to, nickel and other metals, rubber additives, resins, petroleum distillates, solvents, soaps, detergents, and plant allergens.

41

Vitiligo diagnosed as caused by para-tertiary-butylphenol, para-tertiary-butylcatechol, para-amylphenol, hydroquinone, or the monobenzyl or monobutyl ether of hydroquinone.

Schedule 2 item 18: added, on 17 January 2008, by clause 4 of the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Order 2007 (SR 2007/402).

Schedule 2 item 19: added, on 17 January 2008, by clause 4 of the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Order 2007 (SR 2007/402).

Schedule 2 item 20: added, on 17 January 2008, by clause 4 of the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Order 2007 (SR 2007/402).

Schedule 2 item 21: added, on 17 January 2008, by clause 4 of the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Order 2007 (SR 2007/402).

Schedule 2 item 22: added, on 17 January 2008, by clause 4 of the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Order 2007 (SR 2007/402).

Schedule 2 item 23: added, on 17 January 2008, by clause 4 of the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Order 2007 (SR 2007/402).

Schedule 2 item 24: added, on 17 January 2008, by clause 4 of the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Order 2007 (SR 2007/402).

Schedule 2 item 25: added, on 17 January 2008, by clause 4 of the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Order 2007 (SR 2007/402).

Schedule 2 item 26: added, on 17 January 2008, by clause 4 of the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Order 2007 (SR 2007/402).

Schedule 2 item 27: added, on 17 January 2008, by clause 4 of the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Order 2007 (SR 2007/402).

Schedule 2 item 28: added, on 17 January 2008, by clause 4 of the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Order 2007 (SR 2007/402).

Schedule 2 item 29: added, on 17 January 2008, by clause 4 of the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Order 2007 (SR 2007/402).

Schedule 2 item 30: added, on 17 January 2008, by clause 4 of the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Order 2007 (SR 2007/402).

Schedule 2 item 31: added, on 17 January 2008, by clause 4 of the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Order 2007 (SR 2007/402).

Schedule 2 item 32: added, on 17 January 2008, by clause 4 of the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Order 2007 (SR 2007/402).

Schedule 2 item 33: added, on 17 January 2008, by clause 4 of the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Order 2007 (SR 2007/402).

Schedule 2 item 34: added, on 17 January 2008, by clause 4 of the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Order 2007 (SR 2007/402).

Schedule 2 item 35: added, on 17 January 2008, by clause 4 of the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Order 2007 (SR 2007/402).

Schedule 2 item 36: added, on 17 January 2008, by clause 4 of the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Order 2007 (SR 2007/402).

Schedule 2 item 37: added, on 17 January 2008, by clause 4 of the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Order 2007 (SR 2007/402).

Schedule 2 item 38: added, on 17 January 2008, by clause 4 of the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Order 2007 (SR 2007/402).

Schedule 2 item 39: added, on 17 January 2008, by clause 4 of the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Order 2007 (SR 2007/402).

Schedule 2 item 40: added, on 17 January 2008, by clause 4 of the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Order 2007 (SR 2007/402).

Schedule 2 item 41: added, on 17 January 2008, by clause 4 of the Injury Prevention, Rehabilitation, and Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Order 2007 (SR 2007/402).