asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many times the Industrial Injuries Advisory Council met in 1973 and 1974.
I have been asked to reply.The full council met twice in each year.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many industrial diseases have been under scrutiny by the Industrial Injuries Advisory Council, apart from industrial deafness, over the last three years.
I have been asked to reply.The following diseases, apart from industrial deafness, have been under formal consideration by the council since the beginning of 1972:
- Acrylamide Poisoning;
- Cancer of the epithelial lining of the urethra;
- Lung cancer in chromates workers;
- Nasal cancer in boot and shoe workers;
- Pneumoconiosis and Byssinosis;
- Vibration Syndrome;
- Viral Hepatitis.
The council has also informally kept under review developments relating to other industrial diseases and suspected industrial diseases.
asked the Secretary of State for Employment how many sub-committee meetings of the Industrial Injuries Advisory Council have been held in 1973–74; and for what purpose.
I have been asked to reply.Meetings have been held as follows:
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