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Compensation for Occupational Injuries and Diseases Act, 1993 (Act No. 130 of 1993)

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Circular Instruction No. 175 - Compensation for Byssinosis

1. Definition


Byssinosis is a disease of the lungs occurring in employees who are exposed to cotton, flax, hemp, or sisal dust in the workplace. A claim for byssinosis shall clearly be set out as contemplated in and provided for in Section 65 of COIDA.