A-3 - Workers’ Compensation Act

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112. In this Act:
(1)  the word pneumoconiosis shall mean a pathological condition of the lungs, due to breathing air containing siliceous dust and characterized anatomically by generalized fibrous changes in both lungs; such word includes, especially, the diseases known under the names of silicosis and asbestosis ;
(2)  the expression siliceous dust shall mean silica dust or other compounds of silicon, including asbestos.
R. S. 1964, c. 159, s. 106.