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. THE FACTORIES ACT [Act No. 63 of 1948] As amended by the Factories (Amendment) Act, 1987]      .
. CHAPTER - Schedule 2 .
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List of notifiable diseases

  1. Lead poisoning including poisoning by any preparation or compound of lead or their sequelae.
  2. Lead tetra-ethyl poisoning.
  3. Phosphorous poisoning or its sequelae.
  4. Mercury poisoning or its sequelae.
  5. Manganese poisoning or its sequelae.
  6. Arsenic poisoning or its sequelae.
  7. Poisoning by nitrous fumes.
  8. Carbon bisulphide poisoning.
  9. Benzene poisoning, including poisoning by any of its homologues, their nitro or amido derivatives or its sequelae.
  10. Chrome ulceration or its sequelae.
  11. Anthrax.
  12. Silicosis.
  13. Poisoning by halogens or halogen derivatives of the hydrocarbons, of the aliphatic series.
  14. Pathological manifestation due to : -
    1. radium or other radioactive substances.
    2. X-rays.
  15. Primary epitheliomatous cancer of the skin.
  16. Toxic anaemia.
  17. Toxic jaundice due to poisonous substances.
  18. Oil acne or dermatitis due to mineral oils and compounds containing mineral oil base.
  19. Byssionosis.
  20. Asbestosis.
  21. Occupational or contact dermatitis caused by direct contract with chemical and paints. These are of types, that is, primary irritants and allergic sensitizers.
  22. Noise induced hearing loss (exposure to high noise levels).
  23. Beryllium poisoning.
  24. Carbon monoxide.
  25. Coal miners' pnoumoconiosis.
  26. Phosgene poisoning.
  27. Occupational cancer.
  28. Isocyanates poisoning.
  29. Toxic nephritis.

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83. Re-numbered by Act 20 of 1987.

 

 

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