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Dust Diseases

Dust Diseases Covered by the Workers' Compensation (Dust Diseases) Act 1942

The Workers' Compensation (Dust Diseases) Act 1942 provides compensation to people who have developed one of the following diseases or a pathological conditional of the lungs, pleura or peritoneum that may cause one of the following dust diseases through occupational exposure to the relevant dust as a worker in New South Wales:

  • Aluminosis
  • Asbestosis
  • Asbestos induced carcinoma
  • Asbestos related pleural disease (ARPD)
  • Bagassosis
  • Berylliosis
  • Byssinosis
  • Farmers' Lung
  • Hard Metal Pneumoconiosis
  • Mesothelioma
  • Silicosis
  • Silico-tuberculosis

 

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