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Table 6 Examples of occupational disease from each country that are not included in the ILO’s List of Occupational Diseases R194

From: Historical review of the List of Occupational Diseases recommended by the International Labour organization (ILO)

Categories Items (countries)
Chemical agents Phenol derivatives (Austria, Belgium, China, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Finland, Romania, Swiss, Turkey, France)
Carcinogenic agents Aflatoxins (Denmark, Finland), Aliphatic aromatic and alicyclic hydrocarbons (Finland), lead (Denmark), trichloroethylene (Denmark), benzidine dye (France), ortho-toluidine (France), anticancer drugs (Finland), Aluminum production process (Denmark), 4-nitrodiphenyls (Canada, Japan), trichloroethylene (Denmark), tetrachloroethylene (Denmark), 2,3,7,8,-TCDD (Denmark), silica (German, United Kingdom, Romania, Taiwan), formaldehyde (Denmark, Malaysia, Taiwan), lead (Denmark, Saudi Arabia), leather (Ireland, Italy, Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom), iron mining with radon exposure (Denmark)
Biological agents Rickettsia (United Kingdom, Russia, Philippines, Mexico, Nicaragua, Portugal, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Austria), Streptococcus (Algeria, Angola, France, Mexico, Portugal, Romania, Saudi Arabia, United Kingdom, New Zealand, Hong Kong), Thermophilic actinomycetes (Bulgaria, El Salvador, France, Ireland, Italy, Mexico, Romania, United Kingdom), Malaria (Turkey, Swiss, Spain, Portugal, Philippine, Nicaragua, Mexico, Ireland Finland, Belgium, Angola), ameba (Algeria, Angola, France, Hungary, Nicaragua, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Turkey)
Skin disorders Onychodystrophy by humidity (Romania, Colombia, Mexico), dermatitis by sunlight (Costa Rica), scleroderma by silica or solvents (Canada, Bulgaria)
Cardio-cerebro-vascular disorders Ischemic heart disease by increased strain and other physical and neuropsychological burdens (Romania, Korea), myocardial infarction, dissection aneurysm, subarachnoid hemorrhage, and cerebral hemorrhage by psychological stress (Korea, Japan), sudden death by severe psychological stress (Korea, Japan), hypertension by neuropsychological stress (Romania), cardiovascular disorder by psychological stress (Philippines)
Mental, behavioral disorders Neurosis by long-term direct service to people (Russia, Romania, Mexico)
Disorders of the digestive system Peptic ulcer and intestinal hernia by psychological stress (Philippines)
Congenital disorders Congenital viral infection, hydrocephalus, microcephalia, retarded development, skin change, premature birth, inflammation, low weight at birth (Denmark)
Neurological disorders Toxic autonomic neuropathy by esters, vinyl chloride, unsaturated aliphatic hydrocarbons, carbon monoxide, and vibration (Bulgaria)
Eye disorders Ophthalmia by electrical light (China), chemical burn of eyes (China), occupational cataracts (31 countries)*, snow blindness (India)
Musculoskeletal disorders Chronic low back pain (Bulgaria, Denmark,) chronic disorders of the lumbar spine (France, German, European Union, Spain, Belgium), herniated lumbar disc (Italy), intervertebral disc displacement (Taiwan), vertebral degeneration and back pain and neck and disc changes (Saudi Arabia)
  1. 2,3,7,8-TCDD: 2,3,7,8-tetrachlorodibenzodioxin, *: Algeria, Angola, Australia, Austria, Bangladesh, Bulgaria, Belgium, Canada, Costa Rica, Colombia, Denmark, El Salvador, France, Hong Kong, Hungary, India, Ireland, Italy, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Mexico, Philippine, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Singapore, Slovakia, Turkey, United Kingdom.