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C121 Convention concerning Benefits in the Case of Employment Injury


Geneva, 8 luglio 1964



The General Conference of the International Labour Organisation,

Having been convened at Geneva by the Governing Body of the International Labour Office, and having met in its Forty-eighth Session on 17 June 1964, and
Having decided upon the adoption of certain proposals with regard to benefits in the case of industrial accidents and occupational diseases, which is the fifth item on the agenda of the session, and
Having determined that these proposals shall take the form of an international Convention,
adopts this eighth day of July of the year one thousand nine hundred and sixty-four the following Convention, which may be cited as the Employment Injury Benefits Convention, 1964:

Article 1

In this Convention--
(a) the term legislation includes any social security rules as well as laws and regulations;
(b) the term prescribed means determined by or in virtue of national legislation;
(c) the term industrial undertaking includes all undertakings in the following branches of economic activity: mining and quarrying; manufacturing; construction; electricity, gas, water and sanitary services; and transport, storage and communication;
(d) the term dependent refers to a state of dependency which is presumed to exist in prescribed cases;
(e) the term dependent child covers--
(i) a child under school-leaving age or under 15 years of age, whichever is the higher, and
(ii) a child under a prescribed age higher than that specified in subclause (i) and who is an apprentice or student or has a chronic illness or infirmity disabling him for any gainful activity, on conditions laid down by national legislation: Provided that this requirement shall be deemed to be met where national legislation defines the term so as to cover any child under an age appreciably higher than that specified in subclause (i).

Article 2

1. A Member whose economic and medical facilities are insufficiently developed may avail itself by a declaration accompanying its ratification of the temporary exceptions provided for in the following Articles: Article 5, Article 9, paragraph 3, clause (b), Article 12, Article 15, paragraph 2, and Article 18, paragraph 3. Any such declaration shall state the reason for such exceptions.
2. Each Member which has made a declaration under paragraph 1 of this Article shall include in its report upon the application of this Convention submitted under Article 22 of the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation a statement in respect of each exception of which it avails itself--
(a) that its reason for doing so subsists; or
(b) that it renounces its right to avail itself of the exception in question as from a stated date.

Article 3

1. Any Member which ratifies this Convention may, by a declaration accompanying its ratification, exclude from the application of the Convention--
(a) seafarers, including seafishermen,
(b) public servants,
where these categories are protected by special schemes which provide in the aggregate benefits at least equivalent to those required by this Convention.
2. Where a declaration under paragraph 1 of this Article is in force, the Member may exclude the persons belonging to the category or categories excluded from the application of the Convention from the number of employees when calculating the percentage of employees in compliance with paragraph 2, clause (d), of Article 4, and with Article 5.
3. Any Member which has made a declaration under paragraph 1 of this Article may subsequently notify the Director-General of the International Labour Office that it accepts the obligations of this Convention in respect of a category or categories excluded at the time of its ratification.

Article 4

1. National legislation concerning employment injury benefits shall protect all employees, including apprentices, in the public and private sectors, including co-operatives, and, in respect of the death of the breadwinner, prescribed categories of beneficiaries.
2. Any Member may make such exceptions as it deems necessary in respect of--
(a) persons whose employment is of a casual nature and who are employed otherwise than for the purpose of the employer's trade or business;
(b) out-workers;
(c) members of the employer's family living in his house, in respect of their work for him;
(d) other categories of employees, which shall not exceed in number 10 per cent. of all employees other than those excluded under clauses (a) to (c).

Article 5

Where a declaration provided for in Article 2 is in force, the application of national legislation concerning employment injury benefits may be limited to prescribed categories of employees, which shall total in number not less than 75 per cent. of all employees in industrial undertakings, and, in respect of the death of the breadwinner, prescribed categories of beneficiaries.

Article 6

The contingencies covered shall include the following where due to an employment injury:
(a) a morbid condition;
(b) incapacity for work resulting from such a condition and involving suspension of earnings, as defined by national legislation;
(c) total loss of earning capacity or partial loss thereof in excess of a prescribed degree, likely to be permanent, or corresponding loss of faculty; and
(d) the loss of support suffered as the result of the death of the breadwinner by prescribed categories of beneficiaries.

Article 7

1. Each Member shall prescribe a definition of "industrial accident", including the conditions under which a commuting accident is considered to be an industrial accident, and shall specify the terms of such definition in its reports upon the application of this Convention submitted under Article 22 of the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation.
2. Where commuting accidents are covered by social security schemes other than employment injury schemes, and these schemes provide in respect of commuting accidents benefits which, when taken together, are at least equivalent to those required under this Convention, it shall not be necessary to make provision for commuting accidents in the definition of "industrial accident".

Article 8

Each Member shall--
(a) prescribe a list of diseases, comprising at least the diseases enumerated in Schedule I to this Convention, which shall be regarded as occupational diseases under prescribed conditions; or
(b) include in its legislation a general definition of occupational diseases broad enough to cover at least the diseases enumerated in Schedule I to this Convention; or
(c) prescribe a list of diseases in conformity with clause (a), complemented by a general definition of occupational diseases or by other provisions for establishing the occupational origin of diseases not so listed or manifesting themselves under conditions different from those prescribed.

Article 9

1. Each Member shall secure to the persons protected, subject to prescribed conditions, the provision of the following benefits:
(a) medical care and allied benefits in respect of a morbid condition;
(b) cash benefits in respect of the contingencies specified in Article 6, clauses (b), (c) and (d).
2. Eligibility for benefits may not be made subject to the length of employment, to the duration of insurance or to the payment of contributions: Provided that a period of exposure may be prescribed for occupational diseases.
3. The benefits shall be granted throughout the contingency: Provided that in respect of incapacity for work the cash benefit need not be paid for the first three days--
(a) where the legislation of a Member provides for a waiting period at the date on which this Convention comes into force, on condition that the Member includes in its reports upon the application of this Convention submitted under Article 22 of the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation a statement that its reason for availing itself of this provision subsists; or
(b) where a declaration provided for in Article 2 is in force.

Article 10

1. Medical care and allied benefits in respect of a morbid condition shall comprise--
(a) general practitioner and specialist in-patient and out-patient care, including domiciliary visiting;
(b) dental care;
(c) nursing care at home or in hospital or other medical institutions;
(d) maintenance in hospitals, convalescent homes, sanatoria or other medical institutions;
(e) dental, pharmaceutical and other medical or surgical supplies, including prosthetic appliances kept in repair and renewed as necessary, and eyeglasses;
(f) the care furnished by members of such other professions as may at any time be legally recognised as allied to the medical profession, under the supervision of a medical or dental practitioner; and
(g) the following treatment at the place of work, wherever possible:
(i) emergency treatment of persons sustaining a serious accident;
(ii) follow-up treatment of those whose injury is slight and does not entail discontinuance of work.
2. The benefits provided in accordance with paragraph 1 of this Article shall be afforded, using all suitable means, with a view to maintaining, restoring or, where this is not possible, improving the health of the injured person and his ability to work and to attend to his personal needs.

Article 11

1. Any Member which provides medical care and allied benefits by means of a general health scheme or a medical care scheme for employed persons may specify in its legislation that such care shall be made available to persons who have sustained employment injuries on the same terms as to other persons entitled thereto, on condition that the rules on the subject are so designed as to avoid hardship.
2. Any Member which provides medical care and allied benefits by reimbursing expenses may in its legislation make special rules in respect of cases in which the extent, duration or cost of such care exceed reasonable limits, on condition that the rules on the subject are not inconsistent with the purpose stated in paragraph 2 of Article 10 and are so designed as to avoid hardship.

Article 12

Where a declaration provided for in Article 2 is in force, medical care and allied benefits shall include at least--
(a) general practitioner care, including domiciliary visiting;
(b) specialist care at hospitals for in-patients and out-patients, and such specialist care as may be available outside hospitals;
(c) the essential pharmaceutical supplies on prescription by a medical or other qualified practitioner;
(d) hospitalisation, where necessary; and
(e) wherever possible, emergency treatment at the place of work of persons sustaining an industrial accident.

Article 13

The cash benefit in respect of temporary or initial incapacity for work shall be a periodical payment calculated in such a manner as to comply either with the requirements of Article 19 or with the requirements of Article 20.

Article 14

1. Cash benefits in respect of loss of earning capacity likely to be permanent or corresponding loss of faculty shall be payable in all cases in which such loss, in excess of a prescribed degree, remains at the expiration of the period during which benefits are payable in accordance with Article 13.
2. In case of total loss of earning capacity likely to be permanent or corresponding loss of faculty, the benefit shall be a periodical payment calculated in such a manner as to comply either with the requirements of Article 19 or with the requirements of Article 20.
3. In case of substantial partial loss of earning capacity likely to be permanent which is in excess of a prescribed degree, or corresponding loss of faculty, the benefit shall be a periodical payment representing a suitable proportion of that provided for in paragraph 2 of this Article.
4. In case of partial loss of earning capacity likely to be permanent which is not substantial but which is in excess of the prescribed degree referred to in paragraph 1 of this Article, or corresponding loss of faculty, the cash benefit may take the form of a lump-sum payment.
5. The degrees of loss of earning capacity or corresponding loss of faculty referred to in paragraphs 1 and 3 of this Article shall be prescribed in such manner as to avoid hardship.

Article 15

1. In exceptional circumstances, and with the agreement of the injured person, all or part of the periodical payment provided for in paragraphs 2 and 3 of Article 14 may be converted into a lump sum corresponding to the actuarial equivalent thereof when the competent authority has reason to believe that such lump sum will be utilised in a manner which is particularly advantageous for the injured person.
2. Where a declaration provided for in Article 2 is in force and the Member concerned considers that it lacks the necessary administrative facilities for periodical payments, the periodical payment provided for in paragraphs 2 and 3 of Article 14 may be converted into a lump sum corresponding to the actuarial equivalent thereof, as computed on the basis of available data.

Article 16

Increments in periodical payments or other supplementary or special benefits, as prescribed, shall be provided for disabled persons requiring the constant help or attendance of another person.

Article 17

The conditions in which periodical payments due in respect of loss of earning capacity or corresponding loss of faculty shall be reassessed, suspended or cancelled by reference to a change in the degree of loss shall be prescribed.

Article 18

1. The cash benefit in respect of death of the breadwinner shall be a periodical payment to a widow as prescribed, a disabled and dependent widower, dependent children of the deceased and other persons as may be prescribed; this payment shall be calculated in such a manner as to comply either with the requirements of Article 19 or with the requirement of Article 20: Provided that it shall not be necessary to make provision for a benefit to a disabled and dependent widower where the cash benefits to other survivors are appreciably in excess of those required by this Convention and where social security schemes other than employment injury schemes provide to such widower benefits which are appreciably in excess of those in respect of invalidity required under the Social Security (Minimum Standards) Convention, 1952.
2. In addition, a funeral benefit shall be provided at a prescribed rate which shall not be less than the normal cost of a funeral: Provided that where cash benefits to survivors are appreciably in excess of those required by this Convention the right to funeral benefit may be made subject to prescribed conditions.
3. Where a declaration provided for in Article 2 is in force and the Member concerned considers that it lacks the necessary administrative facilities for periodical payments, the periodical payment provided for in paragraph 1 of this Article may be converted into a lump sum corresponding to the actuarial equivalent thereof, as computed on the basis of available data.

Article 19

1. In the case of a periodical payment to which this Article applies, the rate of the benefit, increased by the amount of any family allowances payable during the contingency, shall be such as to attain, in respect of the contingency in question, for the standard beneficiary indicated in Schedule II to this Convention, at least the percentage indicated therein of the total of the previous earnings of the beneficiary or his breadwinner and of the amount of any family allowances payable to a person protected with the same family responsibilities as the standard beneficiary.
2. The previous earnings of the beneficiary or his breadwinner shall be calculated according to prescribed rules, and, where the persons protected or their breadwinners are arranged in classes according to their earnings, their previous earnings may be calculated from the basic earnings of the classes to which they belonged.
3. A maximum limit may be prescribed for the rate of the benefit or for the earnings taken into account for the calculation of the benefit, provided that the maximum limit is fixed in such a way that the provisions of paragraph 1 of this Article are complied with where the previous earnings of the beneficiary or his breadwinner are equal to or lower than the wage of a skilled manual male employee.
4. The previous earnings of the beneficiary or his breadwinner, the wage of the skilled manual male employee, the benefit and any family allowances shall be calculated on the same time basis.
5. For the other beneficiaries the benefit shall bear a reasonable relation to the benefit for the standard beneficiary.
6. For the purpose of this Article, a skilled manual male employee shall be--
(a) a fitter or turner in the manufacture of machinery other than electrical machinery; or
(b) a person deemed typical of skilled labour selected in accordance with the provisions of the following paragraph; or
(c) a person whose earnings are such as to be equal to or greater than the earnings of 75 per cent. of all the persons protected, such earnings to be determined on the basis of annual or shorter periods as may be prescribed; or
(d) a person whose earnings are equal to 125 per cent. of the average earnings of all the persons protected.
7. The person deemed typical of skilled labour for the purpose of clause (b) of the preceding paragraph shall be a person employed in the major group of economic activities with the largest number of economically active male persons protected in the contingency in question, or of the breadwinners of the persons protected, as the case may be, in the division comprising the largest number of such persons or breadwinners; for this purpose, the international standard industrial classification of all economic activities, adopted by the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations at its Seventh Session on 27 August 1948, as amended and reproduced in the Annex to this Convention, or such classification as at any time further amended, shall be used.
8. Where the rate of benefit varies by region, the skilled manual male employee may be determined for each region in accordance with paragraphs 6 and 7 of this Article.
9. The wage of the skilled manual male employee shall be determined on the basis of the rates of wages for normal hours of work fixed by collective agreements, by or in pursuance of national laws or regulations, where applicable, or by custom, including cost-of-living allowances, if any; where such rates differ by region but paragraph 8 of this Article is not applied, the median rate shall be taken.
10. No periodical payment shall be less than a prescribed minimum amount.

Article 20

1. In the case of a periodical payment to which this Article applies, the rate of the benefit, increased by the amount of any family allowances payable during the contingency, shall be such as to attain, in respect of the contingency in question, for the standard beneficiary indicated in Schedule II to this Convention, at least the percentage indicated therein of the total of the wage of an ordinary adult male labourer and of the amount of any family allowances payable to a person protected with the same family responsibilities as the standard beneficiary.
2. The wage of the ordinary adult male labourer, the benefit and any family allowances shall be calculated on the same time basis.
3. For the other beneficiaries, the benefit shall bear a reasonable relation to the benefit for the standard beneficiary.
4. For the purpose of this Article, the ordinary adult male labourer shall be--
(a) a person deemed typical of unskilled labour in the manufacture of machinery other than electrical machinery; or
(b) a person deemed typical of unskilled labour selected in accordance with the provisions of the following paragraph.
5. The person deemed typical of unskilled labour for the purpose of clause (b) of the preceding paragraph shall be a person employed in the major group of economic activities with the largest number of economically active male persons protected in the contingency in question, or of the breadwinners of the persons protected, as the case may be, in the division comprising the largest number of such persons or breadwinners; for this purpose the international standard industrial classification of all economic activities, adopted by the Economic and Social Council of the United Nations at its Seventh Session on 27 August 1948, as amended and reproduced in the Annex to this Convention, or such classification as at any time further amended, shall be used.
6. Where the rate of benefit varies by region, the ordinary adult male labourer may be determined for each region in accordance with paragraphs 4 and 5 of this Article.
7. The wage of the ordinary adult male labourer shall be determined on the basis of the rates of wages for normal hours of work fixed by collective agreements, by or in pursuance of national laws or regulations, where applicable, or by custom, including cost-of-living allowances if any; where such rates differ by region but paragraph 6 of this Article is not applied, the median rate shall be taken.
8. No periodical payment shall be less than a prescribed minimum amount.

Article 21

1. The rates of cash benefits currently payable pursuant to paragraphs 2 and 3 of Article 14 and paragraph 1 of Article 18 shall be reviewed following substantial changes in the general level of earnings where these result from substantial changes in the cost of living.
2. Each Member shall include the findings of such reviews in its reports upon the application of this Convention submitted under Article 22 of the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation, and shall specify any action taken.

Article 22

1. A benefit to which a person protected would otherwise be entitled in compliance with this Convention may be suspended to such extent as may be prescribed--
(a) as long as the person concerned is absent from the territory of the Member;
(b) as long as the person concerned is maintained at public expense or at the expense of a social security institution or service;
(c) where the person concerned has made a fraudulent claim;
(d) where the employment injury has been caused by a criminal offence committed by the person concerned;
(e) where the employment injury has been caused by voluntary intoxication or by the serious and wilful misconduct of the person concerned;
(f) where the person concerned, without good cause, neglects to make use of the medical care and allied benefits or the rehabilitation services placed at his disposal, or fails to comply with rules prescribed for verifying the occurrence or continuance of the contingency or for the conduct of beneficiaries; and
(g) as long as the surviving spouse is living with another person as spouse.
2. In the cases and within the limits prescribed, part of the cash benefit otherwise due shall be paid to the dependants of the person concerned.

Article 23

1. Every claimant shall have a right of appeal in the case of refusal of the benefit or complaint as to its quality or quantity.
2. Where in the application of this Convention a government department responsible to a legislature is entrusted with the administration of medical care, the right of appeal provided for in paragraph 1 of this Article may be replaced by a right to have a complaint concerning the refusal of medical care or the quality of the care received investigated by the appropriate authority.
3. Where a claim is settled by a special tribunal established to deal with employment injury benefit questions or with social security questions in general and on which the persons protected are represented, no right of appeal shall be required.

Article 24

1. Where the administration is not entrusted to an institution regulated by the public authorities or to a government department responsible to a legislature, representatives of the persons protected shall participate in the management, or be associated therewith in a consultative capacity, under prescribed conditions; national legislation may likewise decide as to the participation of representatives of employers and of the public authorities.
2. The Member shall accept general responsibility for the proper administration of the institutions or services concerned in the application of this Convention.

Article 25

Each Member shall accept general responsibility for the due provision of the benefits provided in compliance with this Convention and shall take all measures required for this purpose.

Article 26

1. Each Member shall, under prescribed conditions--
(a) take measures to prevent industrial accidents and occupational diseases;
(b) provide rehabilitation services which are designed to prepare a disabled person wherever possible for the resumption of his previous activity, or, if this is not possible, the most suitable alternative gainful activity, having regard to his aptitudes and capacity; and
(c) take measures to further the placement of disabled persons in suitable employment.
2. Each Member shall as far as possible furnish in its reports upon the application of this Convention submitted under Article 22 of the Constitution of the International Labour Organisation information concerning the frequency and severity of industrial accidents.

Article 27

Each Member shall within its territory assure to non-nationals equality of treatment with its own nationals as regards employment injury benefits.

Article 28

1. This Convention revises the Workmen's Compensation (Agriculture) Convention, 1921, the Workmen's Compensation (Accidents) Convention, 1925, the Workmen's Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Convention, 1925, and the Workmen's Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Convention (Revised), 1934.
2. Ratification of this Convention by a Member which is a party to the Workmen's Compensation (Occupational Diseases) Convention (Revised), 1934, shall, in accordance with Article 8 thereof, ipso jure involve the immediate denunciation of that Convention, if and when this Convention shall have come into force, but the coming into force of this Convention shall not close that Convention to further ratification.

Article 29

In conformity with Article 75 of the Social Security (Minimum Standards) Convention, 1952, Part VI of that Convention and the relevant provisions of other Parts thereof shall cease to apply to any Member having ratified this Convention as from the date at which this Convention comes into force for that Member, but acceptance of the obligations of this Convention shall be deemed to constitute acceptance of the obligations of Part VI of the Social Security (Minimum Standards) Convention, 1952, and the relevant provisions of other Parts thereof, for the purpose of Article 2 of the said Convention.

Article 30

If any Convention which may be adopted subsequently by the Conference concerning any subject or subjects dealt with in this Convention so provides, such provisions of this Convention as may be specified in the said Convention shall cease to apply to any Member having ratified the said Convention as from the date at which the said Convention comes into force for that Member.

Article 31

1. The International Labour Conference may, at any session at which the matter is included in its agenda, adopt by a two-thirds majority amendments to Schedule I to this Convention.
2. Such amendments shall take effect in respect of any Member already a party to the Convention when such Member notifies the Director-General of the International Labour Office of its acceptance thereof.
3. Unless the Conference otherwise decides when adopting an amendment, an amendment shall be effective, by reason of its adoption by the Conference, in respect of any Member subsequently ratifying the Convention.

Article 32

The formal ratifications of this Convention shall be communicated to the Director-General of the International Labour Office for registration.

Article 33

1. This Convention shall be binding only upon those Members of the International Labour Organisation whose ratifications have been registered with the Director-General.
2. It shall come into force twelve months after the date on which the ratifications of two Members have been registered with the Director-General.
3. Thereafter, this Convention shall come into force for any Member twelve months after the date on which its ratifications has been registered.

Article 34

1. A Member which has ratified this Convention may denounce it after the expiration of ten years from the date on which the Convention first comes into force, by an act communicated to the Director-General of the International Labour Office for registration. Such denunciation shall not take effect until one year after the date on which it is registered.
2. Each Member which has ratified this Convention and which does not, within the year following the expiration of the period of ten years mentioned in the preceding paragraph, exercise the right of denunciation provided for in this Article, will be bound for another period of ten years and, thereafter, may denounce this Convention at the expiration of each period of ten years under the terms provided for in this Article.

Article 35

1. The Director-General of the International Labour Office shall notify all Members of the International Labour Organisation of the registration of all ratifications and denunciations communicated to him by the Members of the Organisation.
2. When notifying the Members of the Organisation of the registration of the second ratification communicated to him, the Director-General shall draw the attention of the Members of the Organisation to the date upon which the Convention will come into force.

Article 36

The Director-General of the International Labour Office shall communicate to the Secretary-General of the United Nations for registration in accordance with Article 102 of the Charter of the United Nations full particulars of all ratifications and acts of denunciation registered by him in accordance with the provisions of the preceding Articles.

Article 37

At such times as it may consider necessary the Governing Body of the International Labour Office shall present to the General Conference a report on the working of this Convention and shall examine the desirability of placing on the agenda of the Conference the question of its revision in whole or in part.

Article 38

1. Should the Conference adopt a new Convention revising this Convention in whole or in part, then, unless the new Convention otherwise provides:
a) the ratification by a Member of the new revising Convention shall ipso jure involve the immediate denunciation of this Convention, notwithstanding the provisions of Article 34 above, if and when the new revising Convention shall have come into force;
b) as from the date when the new revising Convention comes into force this Convention shall cease to be open to ratification by the Members.
2. This Convention shall in any case remain in force in its actual form and content for those Members which have ratified it but have not ratified the revising Convention.

Article 39

The English and French versions of the text of this Convention are equally authoritative.

SCHEDULE I. LIST OF OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES

 

Occupational diseases

Work involving exposure to risk *

1. Pneumoconioses caused by sclerogenic mineral dust (silicosis, anthraco-silicosis, asbestosis) and silico-tuberculosis, provided that silicosis is an essential factor in causing the resultant incapacity or death.

All work involving exposure to the risk concerned.

2. Bronchopulmonary diseases caused by hard-metal dust.

"

3. Bronchopulmonary diseases caused by cotton dust (byssinosis), or flax, hemp or sisal dust.

"

4. Occupational asthma caused by sensitising agents or irritants both recognised in this regard and inherent in the work process.

"

5. Extrinsic allergic alveolitis and its sequelae caused by the inhalation of organic dusts, as prescribed by national legislation.

"

6. Diseases caused by beryllium or its toxic compounds.

"

7. Diseases caused by cadmium or its toxic compounds.

"

8. Diseases caused by phosphorus or its toxic compounds.

"

9. Diseases caused by chromium or its toxic compounds.

"

10. Diseases caused by manganese or its toxic compounds.

"

11. Diseases caused by arsenic or its toxic compounds.

"

12. Diseases caused by mercury or its toxic compounds.

"

13. Diseases caused by lead or its toxic compounds.

"

14. Diseases caused by fluorine or its toxic compounds.

"

15. Diseases caused by carbon disulfide.

"

16. Diseases caused by the toxic halogen derivatives of aliphatic or aromatic hydrocarbons.

"

17. Diseases caused by benzene or its toxic homologues.

"

18. Diseases caused by toxic nitro- and amino-derivatives of benzene or its homologues.

"

19. Diseases caused by nitroglycerin or other nitric acid esters.

"

20. Diseases caused by alcohols, glycols or ketones.

"

21. Diseases caused by asphyxiants: carbon monoxide, hydrogen cyanide or its toxic derivatives, hydrogen sulfide.

"

22. Hearing impairment caused by noise.

"

23. Diseases caused by vibration (disorders of muscles, tendons, bones, joints, peripheral blood vessels or peripheral nerves).

"

24. Diseases caused by work in compressed air.

"

25. Diseases caused by ionising radiations.

All work involving exposure to the action of ionising radiations.

26. Skin diseases caused by physical, chemical or biological agents not included under other items.

All work involving exposure to the risk concerned.

27. Primary epitheliomatous cancer of the skin caused by tar, pitch, bitumen, mineral oil, anthracene, or the compounds, products or residues of these substances.

"

28. Lung cancer or mesotheliomas caused by asbestos.

"

29. Infectious or parasitic diseases contracted in an occupation where there is a particular risk of contamination.

(a) Health or laboratory work.

(b) Veterinary work.

(c) Work handling animals, animal carcasses, parts of such carcasses, or merchandise which may have been contaminated by animals, animal caracasses, or parts of such carcasses.

(d) Other work carrying a particular risk of contamination.

*In the application of this Schedule the degree and type of exposure should be taken into account when appropriate.

SCHEDULE II. PERIODICAL PAYMENTS TO STANDARD BENEFICIARIES

Category

Standard benficiary

Percentage

1. Temporary or initial incapacity for work

Man with wife and two children

60

2. Total loss of earning capacity or corresponding loss of faculty

Man with wife and two children

60

3. Death of breadwinner

Widow with two children

50

 

ANNEX

INTERNATIONAL STANDARD INDUSTRIAL CLASSIFICATION OF ALL ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES (REVISED UP TO 1969)

LIST OF MAJOR DIVISIONS, DIVISIONS AND MAJOR GROUPS



Major Divisions 1. Agriculture, Hunting, Forestry and Fishing

Division

Major group

 

11

 

Agriculture and Hunting

 

111

Agricultural and livestock production

 

112

Agricultural services

 

113

Hunting, trapping and game propagation

12

 

Forestry and Logging

 

121

Forestry

 

122

Logging

13

130

Fishing


Major Division 2. Mining and Quarrying

Division

Major group

 

21

210

Coal Mining

22

220

Crude Petroleum and Natural Gas Production

23

230

Metal Ore Mining

29

290

Other Mining

 

Major Division 3. Manufacturing

Division

Major group

 

31

 

Manufacture of Food, Beverages and Tobacco

 

311-312

Food manufacturing

 

313

Beverage industries

 

314

Tobacco manufactures

32

 

Textiles, Wearing Apparel and Leather Industries

 

321

Manufacture of textiles

 

322

Manufacture of wearing apparel, except footwear

 

323

Manufacture of leather and products of leather, leather substitutes and fur, except footwear and wearing apparel

 

324

Manufacture of footwear, except vulcanised or moulded rubber or plastic footwear

33

 

Manufacture of Wood and Wood Products, Including Furniture

 

331

Manufacture of wood and wood and cork products, except furniture

 

332

Manufacture of furniture and fixtures, except primarily of metal

34

 

Manufacture of Paper and Paper Products, Printing and Publishing

 

341

Manufacture of paper and paper products

 

342

Printing, publishing and allied industries

35

 

Manufacture of Chemicals and Chemical, Petroleum, Coal, Rubber and Plastic Products

 

351

Manufacture of industrial chemicals

 

352

Manufacture of other chemical products

 

353

Petroleum refineries

 

354

Manufacture of miscellaneous products of petroleum and coal

 

355

Manufacture of rubber products

 

356

Manufacture of plastic products not elsewhere classified

36

 

Manufacture of Non-Metallic Mineral Products, except Products of Petroleum and Coal

 

361

Manufacture of pottery, china and earthenware

 

362

Manufacture of glass and glass products

 

369

Manufacture of other non-metallic mineral products

37

 

Basic Metal Industries

 

371

Iron and steel basic industries

 

372

Non-ferrous metal basic industries

38

 

Manufacture of Fabricated Metal Products, Machinery and Equipment

 

381

Manufacture of fabricated metal products, except machinery and equipment

 

382

Manufacture of machinery except electrical

 

383

Manufacture of electrical machinery apparatus, appliances and supplies

 

384

Manufacture of transport equipment

 

385

Manufacture of professional and scientific and measuring and controlling equipment not elsewhere classified, and of photographic and optical goods

39

390

Other Manufacturing Industries



Major Division 4. Electricity, Gas and Water

Division

Major group

 

41

410

Electricity, Gas and Steam

42

420

Water Works and Supply


Major Division 5. Construction

Division

Major group

 

50

500

Construction


Major Division 6. Wholesale and Retail Trade and Restaurants and Hotels

Division

Major group

 

61

610

Wholesale Trade

62

620

Retail Trade

63

 

Restaurants and Hotels

 

631

Restaurants, cafés, and other eating and drinking places

 

632

Hotels, rooming houses, camps and other lodging places


Major Division 7. Transport, Storage and Communication

Division

Major group

 

71

 

Transport and Storage

 

711

Land transport

 

712

Water transport

 

713

Air transport

 

719

Services allied to transport

72

720

Communication


Major Division 8. Financing, Insurance, Real Estate and Business Services

Division

Major group

 

81

810

Financial Institutions

82

820

Insurance

83

 

Real Estate and Business Services

 

831

Real estate

 

832

Business services except machinery and equipment rental and leasing

 

833

Machinery and equipment rental and leasing


Major Division 9. Community, Social and Personal Services

Division

Major group

 

91

910

Public Administration and Defence

92

920

Sanitary and Similar Services

93

 

Social and Related Community Services

 

931

Education services

 

932

Research and scientific institutes

 

933

Medical, dental, other health and veterinary services

 

934

Welfare institutions

 

935

Business, professional and labour associations

 

939

Other social and related community services

94

 

Recreational and Cultural Services

 

941

Motion picture and other entertainment services

 

942

Libraries, museums, botanical and zoological gardens, and other cultural services not elsewhere classified

 

949

Amusement and recreational services not elsewhere classified

95

 

Personal and Household Services

 

951

Repair services not elsewhere classified

 

952

Laundries, laundry services, and cleaning and dyeing plants

 

953

Domestic services

 

959

Miscellaneous personal services

96

960

International and Other Extra-Territorial Bodies

 

Major Division 0. Activities Not Adequately Defined

Division

Major group

 

0

000

Activities not adequately defined

 


Entrata in vigore: 28 luglio 1967
Ratifica: L'Italia non ratifica la Convezione
Revisioni:
- C12, Convention concerning Workmen's Compensation in Agriculture, 12 noovembre 1921
- C17, Convention concerning Workmen's Compensation for Accidents, 10 giugno 1925
- C18, Convention concerning Workmen's Compensation for Occupational Diseases, 10 giugno 1925
- C42, Convention concerning Workmen's Compensation for Occupational Diseases, 21 giugno 1934
Fonte: ILO