11/12/2010

New list of recognised occupational diseases in Germany to include five new entries

The German list includes five new entries, among which one is linked to
combined exposures: hematologic (disorders of the blood and blood forming
tissues) diseases linked to benzene exposure, arthrosis of the knees linked to
kneeling at work, lung cancer caused by polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons, lung
cancer linked to combined exposures to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons and
asbestos, lung fibrosis caused by welding fumes.


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AplusA-online.de - Source: European Agency for Safety and Health at Work