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Report No. 62

Third Schedule

(See section 3)

List of Occupational Diseases

Occupational disease

Employment

PART A

1. Anthrax. Any employment:-
(a) involving the handing of wool, hair, bristles or animal carcases, or parts of such carcases, including hides, hoofs and horns; or
(b) in connection with animals infected with anthrax; or
(c) involving the loading, unloading or transport of any merchandise
2. Compressed air illness or any disease cause thereby in the particular case. Any process carried on in compressed air.
3. Poisoning by lead tetra-ethyl. Any process involving the use of lead tetraethy l.
4. Poising by nitrous fumes Any process involving exposure to nitrous fumes.
5. Poisoning by organic phosphorus, insecticides. Any process involving the use or handling or exposure to the fumes, dust or vapour containing any of the organic phosphorus insecticides.

PART B

1. Occupational Cataract due to infra red radiations. Any manufacturing process involving exposure to glare from molten material or to any other sources of infra-red radiations.
2. Chrome ulceration or any disease caused thereby in the particular case. Any process involving the use of chromic acid or bichromate of ammonium potassium or sodium, or their preparations or the manufacture of bio-chromate.
3. Pathological manifestations due to: Any process involving exposure to the action of radium radioactive substances.
(a) radium and other radioactive substances; or X-rays.
(b) X-rays.
4. Primary epitheliomatous cancer of the skin. Any process involving the handling or use of tar, pitch, bitumen, mineral of paraffin, or the compounds products or residues of these substance.
5. Telegraphist's Cramp. Any employment involving the use of telegraphic instruments.
6. Poisoning by arsenic or its compounds, or any disease caused thereby in the particular case. Any process involving the production liberation, or utilisation of arsenic or its compounds.
7. Poisoning by benzene, or its homolo gues, their amido and nitro derivatives or any disease caused thereby in the particular case. Any process involving the manufacture, liberation, or use of benzene, homologues and their amido and nitroderivatives.
8. Poisoning by carbon disulphide or any disease caused thereby in the particular case. Any employment in:-
(a) the manufacture of carbon di-sulphide;
or
(b) the manufacture of artificial silk by viscose process; or
(c) rubber industry; or
(d) any other industry involving the production or use of products containing carbon disulphide or exposure to emanations from carbon disulphide.
9. Poisoning by halogenated hydro carbons of the aliphatic series and their halogen derivatives. Any process involving the manufacture liberation and use of hydrocarbons of the aliphatic series and their halogen derivatives
10. Poisoning by lead, its alloys or compounds or any disease caused thereby in the particular case excluding poisoning by lead tetra-ethyl. Any process involving the handling or use of lead are of lead or any of its preparations or compounds except lead tetra-ethyl.
11. Poisoning by manganese or a compound of manganese, or any disease caused thereby in the particular case. Any process involving the use of, or exposure to the fumes, dust or vapour of, manganese or a compound of manganese, or a substance containing manganese.
12. Poisoning by mercury, its amalgams or and compounds, or any disease caused thereby in the particular case. Any process involving the use of mercury its preparation or compounds.
13. Poisoning by phosphorus or its compounds, or any disease caused thereby in the particular case. Any process involving the liberation of phosphorus or use or handling of phosphorus or its preparations or compounds.

PART C

1. Asbestosis Any employment in:-
(1) the production of:
(i) fibre cement materials; or
(ii) asbestos mill board; or
2. Bagassosis Any employment in the production of bagasse mill board or other articles from bagasse.
3. Coal Minar's Pneumoconiosis. Any employment in coal mining.
4. Silicosia Any employment involving exposure to the inhalation of dust containing silica.


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