Acts Online
GT Shield

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

Circular Instructions

Circular Instruction No. 184 - Compensation for Work Aggravated Asthma

1. Definition


Work-aggravated asthma is a disease characterised by variable airflow limitation and/or bronchial hyperresponsiveness due to causes and conditions NOT directly attributable to any particular agent in the working environment. This circular instruction deals with pre-existing asthma, which is aggravated by exposure(s) in the workplace.