Comments are closed. The European Commission (EC) has called on European Union (EU) member countries– including the UK – to adopt an updated and common EU list of illnesses forwhich workers should be compensated if they contract them at work. In a formal ‘recommendation on the schedule of occupational diseases’,Brussels calls on governments “to introduce as soon as possible”rules covering “compensation and preventative measures” for suchmedical conditions. It has also published a second list of illnesses, which are not alwaysdirectly linked to workplace health problems, and has asked member states tointroduce rules demanding compensation for workers where a condition “canbe proved to be occupational in origin and nature”. As the commission’s proposals are in the form of a recommendation, they cannotbecome mandatory as if written into an EU directive or regulation. However, employment and social affairs commissioner, Anna Diamontopoulou,has called on governments to follow Brussels’ disease list plan and also toconduct further research. http://europa.eu.int/comm/employment_social/news/2003/sep/occ_disease_en.htmlNeed to knowThe EC’s high priority list specifies both health problems andcauses required to be considered an occupational illness. It spans:– Diseases caused by 36 named chemical agents, includingarsenic, ammonia and chlorine– Skin diseases provoked by nine elements and allergies, suchas soot, tar and paraffin– Respiratory problems, such as silicosis and asbestosis– Cancers, including lung cancer, caused by wood dust– Infectious and parasite diseases, such as tetanus,tuberculosis and brucellosis– Physical injuries, such as cataracts, caused by heat radiationThe second list covers similar ground, naming less toxicchemicals, such as magnesium Related posts:No related photos. Previous Article Next Article EC calls for common list of illnesses for EU workersOn 7 Oct 2003 in Personnel Today
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