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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 diseases
Bagassosis
Berylliosis
Byssinosis
Coal dust pneumoconiosis
Farmers’ lung
Hard metal pneumoconiosis
Mesothelioma
Silicosis
Silico-tuberculosis
Talcosis

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