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Schedule 3 – Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1923

Workmen’s Compensation Act, 1923

 

 

SCHEDULE III—

 

1[SCHEDULE III
(See section 3)
LIST OF OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES

PART A

 

Serial No. Occupational disease Employment
1. Infectious and parasitic diseases contracted in an occupation where there is a particular risk of contamination. (a) All work involving exposure to health or laboratory work;
(b) All work involving exposure to veterinary work;
(c) Work relating to handling animals, animal carcasses, part of such carcasses or merchandise which may have been contaminated by animals or animal carcasses; (d) Other work carrying a particular risk
of contamination.
2. Diseases caused by work in
compressed air.
All work involving exposure to the risk concerned.
3. Diseases caused by lead or its toxic
compounds.
All work involving exposure to the risk concerned.
4. Poisoning by nitrous fumes. All work involving exposure to the risk concerned.
5. Poisoning by organo phosphorus
compounds.
All work involving exposure to the risk concerned.

 

PART B

 

Serial No. Occupational disease Employment
1. Diseases caused by phosphorus or its toxic compounds. All work involving exposure to the
risk concerned.
2. Diseases caused by mercury or its toxic compounds. All work involving exposure to the risk concerned.
3. Diseases caused by benzene or its toxic
homologues.
All work involving exposure to the risk concerned.
4. Diseases caused by nitro and amido toxic erivatives of benzene or its homologues. All work involving exposure to the risk concerned.
5. Diseases caused by chromium, or its toxic compounds. All work involving exposure to the risk concerned.
6 Diseases caused by arsenic, or its toxic compounds. All work involving exposure to the
risk concerned.
7 Diseases caused by radioactive
substances and ionising radiations.
All work involving exposure to the
risk concerned.
8 Primary epitheliomatous cancer of the
skin, caused by tar, pitch, bitumen,
mineral oil, anthracene, or the
compounds, products or residues of
these substances.
All work involving exposure to the
risk concerned.
9 Diseases caused by the toxic halogen
derivatives of hydrocarbons (of the
aliphatic and aromatic series).
All work involving exposure to the
risk concerned.
10 Diseases caused by carbon disulphide. All work involving exposure to the
risk concerned.
11 Occupational cataract due to infrared
radiations.
All work involving exposure to the
risk concerned.
12 Diseases caused by manganese or
its toxic compounds.
All work involving exposure to the
risk concerned.
13 Skin diseases caused by physical,
chemical or biological agents not
included in other items.
All work involving exposure to the
risk concerned.
14 Hearing impairment caused by noise. All work involving exposure to the
risk concerned.
15 Poisoning by dinitrophenol or a
homologue or by substituted
dinitrophenol or by the salts or such
substances.
All work involving exposure to the
risk concerned.
16 Diseases caused by beryllium or its
toxic compounds.
All work involving exposure to the
risk concerned.
17 Diseases caused by cadmium or its
toxic compounds.
All work involving exposure to the
risk concerned.
18 Occupational asthma caused by
recognised sensitizing agents inherent
to the work process.
All work involving exposure to the
risk concerned.
19 Diseases caused by fluorine or its toxic
compounds.
All work involving exposure to the
risk concerned.
20 Diseases caused by nitroglycerin, or
other nitroacid esters.
All work involving exposure to the
risk concerned.
21 Diseases caused by alcohols and
ketones.
All work involving exposure to the
risk concerned.
22 Diseases caused by asphyxiants,
carbon monoxide, and its toxic
derivatives, hydrogen sulphide.
All work involving exposure to the
risk concerned.
23 Lung cancer and mesotheliomas
caused by asbestos.
All work involving exposure to the
risk concerned.
24 Primary neoplasm of the epithelial
lining of the urinary bladder or the
kidney or the ureter.
All work involving exposure to the
risk concerned.
125 Snow blindness in snow bound
areas.
All work involving exposure to the
risk concerned.
26 Disease due to effect of heat in extreme hot climate.. All work involving exposure to the
risk concerned.
27 Disease due to effect of cold in extreme cold climate. All work involving exposure to the
risk concerned.

 

1. Subs. by Act 22 of 1984, sec. 6, for Sch. III (w.e.f. 1-7-1984).

 

 

PART C

Serial No. Occupational disease Employment
1. Pneumoconioses caused by sclerogenic mineral dust (silicoses, anthraoo-silicosis, asbestosis) and silico tuberculosis provided that silicosis is an essential factor in causing the resultant incapacity or death. All work involving exposure to the risk concerned.
2. Bagassosis All work involving exposure to the risk concerned.
3. Bronchopulmonary diseases caused by cotton, flax hemp and sisal dust (Byssionsis). All work involving exposure to the risk concerned.
4. Extrinsic allergic alveelitis caused by
the inhalation of organic dusts.
All work involving exposure to the risk concerned.
5. Bronchopulmonary diseases caused by
hard metals.
All work involving exposure to the risk concerned.
26. Acute Pulmonary oedema of high altitude. All work involving exposure to the risk concerned.]

 

1. Ins. by Act 30 of 1995, sec. 16 (w.e.f. 15-9-1995).

 

2. Ins. by S.O. 2615, dated 3rd October, 1987.

 

 

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