Appendix 2 to OC 130/5 - Enforcement management model (EMM)
OC 130/5b (table 1)
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Significant health effect
The following diseases are diseases which may be considered as having a significant health effect:
1 Conditions due to physical agents and the physical demands of work:
- cramp of the hand or forearm due to repetitive movements;
- subcutaneous cellulitis of the hand (beat hand);
- bursitis or subcutaneous cellulitis arising at or about the knee, due to severe or prolonged external friction or pressure at or about the knee (beat knee);
- bursitis or subcutaneous cellulitis arising at or about the elbow, due to severe or prolonged external friction or pressure at or about the elbow (beat elbow);
- traumatic inflammation of the tendons of the hand or forearm or of the associated tendon sheaths;
- carpal tunnel syndrome.
2 Infections due to biological agents:
- most agents in Hazard Group 2, eg salmonella (food poisoning) and campilobacter.
3 Conditions due to substances:
- chrome ulceration of the skin of the hands or forearm;
- occupational dermatitis;
- extrinsic alveolitis (including farmer's lung) (Dermatitis may be chronic and disabling. Repeated attacks of alveolitis may lead to disabling scarring of the lungs).