OHS Regulation

Published Date: October 01, 2013
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Part 1 General

Section 6 Notifiable diseases

The following diseases are notifiable diseases for the purpose of section 22 of the Act:

(a) asbestosis;

(b) mesothelioma;

(c) asbestos-induced lung cancer;

(d) asbestos-induced laryngeal cancer;

(e) asbestos-induced gastrointestinal cancer;

(e.1) any other kind of asbestos-induced cancer;

(f) coal worker’s pneumoconiosis;

(g) silicosis;

(h) elevated blood lead level, that is, a worker’s blood lead level greater than 0.5 micromoles per litre (µmol/L); and

(i) noise-induced hearing loss.