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This notice declares certain specified diseases and specified employment for the purposes of subsection 7(1) of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988.
Administered by: Employment
Made 21 Jun 2007
Registered 28 Jun 2007
Tabled HR 07 Aug 2007
Tabled Senate 07 Aug 2007

 

 

Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Specified Diseases) Notice 2007 (1)

 

 

Notice No. 1. of 2007.

I, JOE HOCKEY, Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations, make this Notice under subsection 7(1) of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988.

Dated this 21 June 2007.

 

 

 

JOE HOCKEY

Minister for Employment and Workplace Relations

1                    Name of Notice

This Notice is the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation (Specified Diseases) Notice 2007(1).

 

2                    Commencement

This Notice takes effect from 1 July 2007.

 

3                    Specification

For subsection 7(1) of the Safety, Rehabilitation and Compensation Act 1988, I specify that the diseases in Column 2 and the employment in Column 3 of the Schedule are the specified diseases and the specified employments related to those diseases.

 


 

 

 

 

Schedule – Specified Diseases

 

Column 1

Item

Column 2

Specified Diseases

Column 3

Specified Employment

 

1

 

Occupational asthma caused by sensitising agents or irritants

 

 

Employment processes involving asthmagenic agents.

 

2

 

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

 

 

Employment involving exposure to sclerogenic mineral dust.

 

3

 

Bronchopulmonary diseases caused by hard-metal dust.

 

 

Employment involving exposure to hard-metal dust.

 

4

 

Bronchopulmonary diseases caused by cotton dust (byssinosis), or flax,

hemp or sisal dust.

 

 

Employment involving exposure to cotton dust, or flax, hemp or sisal dust.

 

5

 

Extrinsic allergic alveolitis and its

sequelae.

 

 

Employment involving exposure to the

inhalation of organic dusts.

 

6

 

Diseases caused by beryllium or its

toxic compounds.

 

 

Employment involving exposure to beryllium or its toxic compounds.

 

7

 

Diseases caused by cadmium or its

toxic compounds.

 

 

Employment involving exposure to cadmium or its toxic compounds.

 

8

 

Diseases caused by phosphorus or its

toxic compounds.

 

 

Employment involving exposure to phosphorus or its toxic compounds.

 


 

9

 

Diseases caused by chromium or its toxic compounds.

 

 

Employment involving exposure to chromium or its toxic compounds.

 

10

 

Diseases caused by manganese or its toxic compounds.

 

 

Employment involving exposure to manganese or its toxic compounds.

 

11

 

Diseases caused by arsenic or its toxic compounds.

 

 

Employment involving exposure to arsenic or its toxic compounds.

 

12

 

Diseases caused by mercury or its toxic compounds.

 

 

Employment involving exposure to mercury or its toxic compounds.

 

13

 

Diseases caused by lead or its toxic compounds.

 

 

Employment involving exposure to lead or its toxic compounds.

 

14

 

Diseases caused by fluorine or its toxic compounds.

 

Employment involving exposure to fluorine or its toxic compounds.

 

15

 

Diseases caused by carbon disulphide.

 

 

Employment involving exposure to carbon disulphide.

 

16

 

Diseases caused by toxic halogen derivatives of aliphatic or aromatic hydrocarbons.

 

 

Employment involving exposure to toxic

halogen derivatives of aliphatic or aromatic hydrocarbons.

 

17

 

Diseases caused by benzene or its toxic homologues.

 

 

Employment involving exposure to benzene or its toxic homologues.

 

18

 

Diseases caused by toxic nitro- and amino-derivatives of benzene or its homologues.

 

 

Employment involving exposure to toxic nitro- and amino- derivatives of benzene or its homologues.

 

19

 

Diseases caused by nitroglycerin or other nitric acid esters.

 

 

Employment involving exposure to nitroglycerin or other nitric acid esters.


 

 

20

 

Diseases caused by alcohols, glycols or ketones.

 

 

Employment involving exposure to alcohols, glycols or ketones.

 

21

 

Diseases caused by asphyxiants: carbon monoxide, hydrogen cyanide or its toxic derivatives, hydrogen sulphide.

 

 

Employment involving exposure to carbon monoxide, hydrogen cyanide or its toxic derivatives, hydrogen sulphide.

 

22

 

Diseases caused by vibration (disorders of muscles, tendons, bones, joints, peripheral blood vessels or peripheral nerves).

 

 

Employment involving exposure to vibration.

 

23

 

Diseases caused by work in compressed air.

 

 

Employment involving exposure to compressed air.

 

24

 

Diseases caused by ionising radiation.

 

 

Employment involving exposure to the action of ionising radiation.

 

25

 

Skin diseases caused by physical, chemical or biological agents not included under other items.

 

 

Employment involving exposure to the risk concerned.

 

26

 

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

 

 

Employment involving exposure to tar, pitch, bitumen, mineral oil, anthracene, or the compounds, products or residues of these substances.

 

27

 

Lung cancer or mesotheliomas caused by asbestos.

 

 

Employment involving exposure to asbestos.


 

 

28

 

Occupational infectious or parasitic diseases.

 

Employment carrying a particular risk of contamination including:

(a) Health or Laboratory work;

(b) Veterinary work;

(c) Work handling animals, animal carcasses, parts of such carcasses, or merchandise which may have been contaminated by animals, animal carcasses, or parts of such carcasses.