2010 New York Code
WKC - Workers' Compensation
Article 1 - (1 - 4) SHORT TITLE; DEFINITIONS; APPLICATION
3 - Application.

§  3.  Application.  1. Hazardous employments.   Compensation shall be
  payable for injuries or death incurred by  employees  in  the  following
  employments:
 
  Group 1. Canning of:
  Fish
  Foodstuffs
  Fruit
  Vegetables
 
  Group 2. Care of:
  Buildings
  Grounds
  Trees
 
  Group 3.  Construction of:
  Bridges
  Buildings
  Car shops
  Conduits
  Curbs
  Dams
  Dynamos
  Electric light and power lines or appliances
  Electric railways
  Highways
  Incline railways
  Machine shops
  Manufacturing plants
  Power plants
  Railways
  Sewers
  Sidewalks
  Steam plants
  Steam railways
  Steel bridges and buildings
  Street railways
  Structures of all kinds
  Subaqueous works
  Subways
  Telegraph lines
  Telephone lines
 
  Group 4.  Installation of:
  Boilers
  Dynamos
  Electric light and power
    lines or appliances
  Elevators
  Engines, stationary
  Fire escapes
  Heating apparatus
  Lighting apparatus
  Machinery, heavy
  Pipes
  Telephones
 
    Group 5.  Laying of:

Cables
  Floor coverings
  Pipes
  Tiles
  Wires
 
  Group 6.  Manufacture of:
  Acids
  Adding machines
  Aeroplanes
  Agricultural implements
  Aircraft
  Alcohol
  Ammonia
  Ammunition
  Anchors
  Artificial ice or stone
  Asbestos
  Asphalt
  Asphalted paper
  Automobiles
  Baby carriages, toy
  Bags, cloth and paper
  Barrels
  Baskets
  Beds
  Bedsprings
  Belting
  Bicycles
  Biscuits
  Blacking or polish for shoes
  Blankets
  Boats, small
  Boilers
  Bolts
  Bone articles
  Boots
  Boxes
  Brick
  Brooms
  Brushes
  Butter
  Buttons
  Cables
  Calcium carbide
  Cameras and supplies
  Candles
  Candy
  Canoes
  Canvas
  Caps
  Cardboard boxes
  Carpets
  Carpet sweepers
  Carriage mountings
  Carriages
  Cash registers
  Castings

Cattle foods
  Celluloid
  Cement
  Cereals
  Charcoal
  Cheese
  Cheese boxes
  Chemical preparations, noncorosive
  Chemicals
  Cigarettes
  Cigars
  Cloth
  Clothing
  Coffins
  Collars
  Color
  Concrete blocks
  Condiments
  Confectionery
  Cordage
  Corrosive acids or salts
  Corrugated paper boxes
  Corsets
  Crackers
  Cutlery
  Dairy products
  Door screens
  Doors
  Drugs
  Dyes
  Electric fixtures
  Elevators
  Engines, heavy and traction
  Excelsior
  Explosives
  Extracts
  Fabrics
  Fabrics, articles from
  Felt
  Fertilizers
  Fibre
  Films for pictures
  Firearms
  Fire-proofing
  Fixtures, water, gas or
    electric
  Foodstuffs
  Forgings
  Furnaces
  Furniture
  Furs
  Gas fixtures
  Gases
  Gasoline
  Gelatine
  Glass
  Glass products and wares
  Gloves

Glue
  Gold ware
  Gun powder
  Hardware
  Harness
  Hats
  Headings
  Hemp or manila products
  Hose, rubber
  Hosiery
  Ice, artificial
  Ice cream
  Ink
  Implements, agricultural
  Instruments
  Interior woodwork
  Iron, structural
  Ivory articles
  Japans
  Jewelry
  Kegs
  Leather goods and products
  Light machines
  Liquors
  Locomotives
  Machinery
  Machines, adding, light and
    threshing
  Malt liquors
  Manila or hemp products
  Maltesses
  Mattresses
  Meat products
  Meats
  Medicines
  Men's clothing
  Metal articles, beds,
    instruments, toys, utensils
    and wares
  Metal products, sheet
  Metal, structural
  Milk products
  Mineral water
  Motor vehicles
  Mouldings
  Moving picture films and machines
  Nails
  Oil
  Organs
  Paint
  Paper
  Paper boxes
  Paper, tarred, pitched or asphalted
  Paste
  Paving blocks and material
  Perfumes
  Petroleum and products thereof
  Pharmaceutical preparations

Photographic cameras and supplies
  Pianos
  Pipes
  Pitched paper
  Plaster, compounds of
  Plated ware
  Polish for shoes
  Porcelain
  Pottery
  Printers' rollers
  Printing ink
  Pyroxylin and its compounds and plastics
  Rails
  Rattan ware
  Registers, cash
  Robes
  Ropes
  Rubber goods
  Saddlery
  Safes
  Salts, or acids, corrosive
  Sanitary fixtures
  Screens, window and door
  Screws
  Shades, window
  Shafting
  Sheet metal and products thereof
  Shell articles
  Shirts
  Shoddy
  Shoe blacking or polish
  Shoes
  Silver ware
  Sleighs
  Soaps
  Socks
  Soda water
  Spices
  Spirituous, liquors
  Spokes
  Stationery
  Staves
  Steel, structural
  Stockings
  Stone, artificial
  Stoves
  Structural steel, iron or metal
  Sweepers, carpet
  Tar
  Tarred paper
  Terra-cotta
  Textiles
  Textiles, articles from
  Thread
  Threshing machines
  Tile
  Tires, rubber
  Tobacco and products thereof

Toilet preparations
  Tools
  Toys, metal and wooden
  Traction engines
  Trunks
  Tubing, metal and rubber
  Tubs
  Turpentine
  Typewriters
  Umbrellas
  Utensils
  Valises
  Varnish
  Vats
  Vehicles
  Veneer
  Wagons
  Wallpaper
  Water fixtures
  Waters, mineral or soda
  Wax
  White ware
  Wicker ware
  Window screens and shades
  Wine
  Wire and wire goods
  Women's clothing
  Wooden articles
  Woodwork, interior
  Yarn
 
  Group 7.  Operation of:
  Aeroplanes
  Air craft
  Baling machines
  Barges
  Boats
  Boilers, stationary
  Cables, telegraph
  Car shops
  Cars
  Dynamos
  Electric light and power lines or appliances
  Electric railways
  Electric vehicles, rollers and engines
  Elevators, freight,
    passenger and grain
  Engines, stationary and traction
  Gas vehicles, rollers and engines
  Gas wells
  Gasoline vehicles, rollers and engines
  Grain elevators
  Hand trucks
  Horse drawn vehicles, rollers
    and engines
  Incline railways
  Lighters
  Machine shops

Oil wells
  Plants, power and other
  Pressing machines
  Railways
  Rollers
  Ships
  Stationary engines and
    boilers
  Steam plants
  Steam railways
  Street railways
  Telegraph lines
  Telephone lines
  Threshing machines
  Traction engines
  Transports
  Trucks
  Tug boats
  Vehicles
  Vessels
  Wagons
  Waterworks
 
  Group 8.  Preparation of:
  Fish
  Foodstuffs
  Fruit
  Gelatine
  Meat stuffs
  Meats
  Metals
  Minerals
  Paste
  Vegetables
  Wax
 
  Group 9.  Removal of:
  Ashes
  Awnings
  Garbage
  Snow
 
  Group 10.  Sinking of:
  Drilled wells
  Gas wells
  Oil wells
  Salt wells
 
  Group 11.  Storage or handling of:
  Ammunition
  Cargoes
  Corrosive acids or salts
  Chemicals
  Explosives
  Gasoline
  Gun powder
  Ice
  Petroleum

Group 12.  Work as:
  Barbers
  Blacksmiths
  Carpenters
  Chauffeurs
  Domestic workers, other than
    those employed on farms, employed
    by the same employer for a
    minimum of forty hours per week
  Drivers
  Furriers
  Garbage sorters
  Horseshoers
  Janitors
  Jockeys, apprentice jockeys and exercise persons
  licensed under article two or four of the racing,
  pari-mutuel wagering and breeding law
  Life guards
  Longshoremen
  Marble workers
  Masons
  Movers
  Sheet metal workers
  Teamsters
  Theatrical electricians, flymen,
    lamp operators, moving picture
    machiners, property men, stage
    carpenters and stage hands
 
  Group 13.  Work at:
  Awning erection
  Blasting
  Bleaching
  Boiler covering
  Bookbinding
  Booming timber or logs
  Bottling
  Bricklaying
  Building, care, maintenance
    and salvage
  Cable laying or repair,
    underground
  Canning
  Carpentry
  Clam cultivating, harvesting,
  Opening or planting
  Cleaning clothes, streets,
    windows, or buildings
  Concreting
  Cork cutting
  Decorating
  Disinfecting
  Dredging
  Dyeing
  Electrotyping
  Embossing
  Engraving
  Excavation

Glazing
  Grave digging
  Heating
  Ice distribution, harvesting or storage
  Landscape gardening
  Lighting
  Lithographing
  Logging
  Lumbering
  Marble cutting
  Marine wrecking
  Milling
  Mining
  Multigraphing
  Oyster cultivation, planting,
    harvesting or opening
  Ore reduction
  Painting
  Papering
  Paving
  Photo-engraving
  Picture hanging
  Pile driving
  Pipe covering
  Plastering
  Plumbing
  Printing
  Rafting
  Renovating
  River-driving
  Road building
  Roofing
  Salvaging of buildings
    or contents
  Sea food cultivation,
    harvesting or planting
  Shaft sinking
  Ship building
  Smelting
  Stereotyping
  Stone crushing,
    cutting, dressing,
    grinding or setting
  Storage of all kinds and storage for hire
  Street cleaning or construction
  Structural carpentry
  Subaquesous construction
  Subway construction
  Tree moving, planting,
    trimming and surgery
  Tunneling
  Undertaking
  Upholstering
  Warehousing
  Well digging or drilling
  Window cleaning
  Wrecking, marine

Group 14.  Work in
  Abattoirs
  Bakeries
  Bark mills
  Boarding stables
  Breweries
  Caissons
  Clay pits
  Coal yards
  Compressed air compartments
  Dining cars
  Distilleries
  Express cars
  Fish markets
  Flax mills
  Foundries
  Garages
  Garbage plants
  Gravel pits
  Groceries, wholesale
  Hotels
  Junk dealers' places
  Knitting factories
  Laboratories
  Lath mills
  Laundries
  Life-saving stations
  Lime kilns
  Livery stables
  Lumber yards
  Machine shops
  Markets, fish, meat, poultry
  Meat markets
  Packing houses
  Paper mills
  Parlor cars
  Pickle factories
  Planing mills
  Poultry markets
  Printing plants
  Pulp mills
  Quarries
  Restaurants and Grills
  Rolling mills
  Sales stables
  Sand pits
  Sash and door factories
  Saw mills
  Sewage disposal plants
  Shale pits
  Shingle mills
  Sleeping cars
  Spinning manufactories
  Stables, livery, boarding or sales
  Storage warehouses
  Sugar refineries
  Tanneries

Weaving manufactories
  Wholesale groceries
 
    Group  14-a.  On  and after January first, nineteen hundred sixty-two,
  any other employment in a trade, business, or occupation carried  on  by
  the  employer  for  pecuniary  gain in which one or more employees other
  than farm laborers are employed.
    Group 14-b. Employment as a farm laborer as provided herein.  A farmer
  shall provide coverage under this chapter for all farm laborers employed
  during any part of the twelve consecutive months beginning  April  first
  of  any  calendar  year  preceded  by  a calendar year in which the cash
  remuneration paid to all farm laborers aggregated twelve hundred dollars
  or more.
    Group 15. Employment as a keeper, guard,  resident  physician,  nurse,
  interne,  resident  interne,  assistant resident interne or orderly in a
  prison reformatory, hospital for the mentally ill or hospital maintained
  or operated by a municipal  corporation  or  other  subdivision  of  the
  state,  notwithstanding  the  definitions  of  the  terms  "employment,"
  "employer" or "employee" in subdivisions three, four and five of section
  two of this chapter.
    Group 15-a. Employment as a county fire coordinator  or  as  a  deputy
  county fire coordinator pursuant to section two hundred twenty-five-a or
  section  four  hundred  one  of  the  county  law,  notwithstanding  the
  definitions of the  terms  "employer",  "employee"  or  "employment"  in
  subdivisions three, four and five of section two of this chapter.
    The   terms   "county   fire  coordinator"  and  "deputy  county  fire
  coordinator," as used in this group, shall include any  county  official
  who  is  not appointed pursuant to the provisions of section two hundred
  twenty-five-a of the county  law,  but  is  appointed  pursuant  to  the
  provisions  of a special law, a county charter or a county local law and
  who is authorized or required to perform in the county the duties  which
  are  similar to those of a county fire coordinator or deputy county fire
  coordinator under such section of the  county  law  and  sections  eight
  hundred seven-a and eight hundred seven-b of the education law.
    Group 16. Any employment by the state, including the employment of all
  elected  and  appointed public officers, notwithstanding the definitions
  of the terms "employment," "employer"  or  "employee,"  in  subdivisions
  three, four and five of section two of this chapter; but work as a civil
  defense  volunteer  under  the provisions of the state defense emergency
  act shall not be deemed employment by the state. An employee engaged  in
  any employment herein whose wages are paid by a municipal corporation or
  other  subdivision  of  the state or by an employer other than the state
  shall be deemed an employee  of  such  municipal  corporation  or  other
  political subdivision of the state or such employer other than the state
  for  the  purposes  of  this  chapter. The head of any department of the
  state government may, with the prior written approval of the director of
  the budget, accept or approve the acceptance by any  bureau,  agency  or
  other  unit within said department of the services of a volunteer worker
  without salary, and such a volunteer worker shall be  deemed  to  be  an
  employee  in the employment of the state in the unclassified service for
  the purpose of this chapter.
    Group 17. Any employment carried on  by  a  municipal  corporation  or
  other  subdivision  of  the state and enumerated in the foregoing groups
  one to fourteen, inclusive,  and  on  and  after  July  first,  nineteen
  hundred  fifty-one,  other  such  employment to the extent of authorized
  services related to civil defense and  performed  by  employees  in  the
  course  of  employment  or  in  relation  thereto;  and  the sheriff and
  undersheriff of any county and the duly appointed  regular  deputies  of

the  sheriff, notwithstanding the definition of the term "employment" in
  subdivision five of section two of this chapter; but employment  in  the
  department  of  sanitation  of  the  city  of New York in the sanitation
  service  classification  of  the  classified  civil service of such city
  shall not be within the coverage of  this  chapter.  The  activities  of
  civil defense volunteers who are auxiliary firemen and members of rescue
  squads  in  authorized  services  while  undergoing training or practice
  sponsored or authorized by a local office of civil defense,  as  defined
  in  the  state  defense  emergency  act,  and  on  and after July first,
  nineteen hundred  fifty-three,  the  activities  of  all  civil  defense
  volunteers  who  are  personnel of such local office of civil defense in
  authorized services during  authorized  participation  in  training  and
  practice  exercises  held  at  the  direction  of or designated as state
  training and practice exercises by the state  civil  defense  commission
  pursuant to the provisions of section twenty-one, subdivision three-f of
  the state defense emergency act, are hazardous employments carried on by
  the municipal corporation or other subdivision of the state that created
  the  local office under the state defense emergency act and such members
  of an auxiliary police organization located in a  municipal  corporation
  which   elected  to  include  such  persons  within  the  definition  of
  "employee" as authorized by subdivision four  of  section  two  of  this
  chapter   shall   be  deemed  employees  of  the  municipal  corporation
  authorizing their services, and such members of rescue squads, auxiliary
  firemen, and civil defense volunteers shall be deemed employees  of  the
  municipal  corporation or other subdivision of the state for purposes of
  this chapter, provided, however, that each such municipal corporation or
  other subdivision of the state or insurance carrier shall in  the  first
  instance  pay  all  awards  of  workers' compensation, including medical
  benefits, provided by this chapter; and such  municipal  corporation  or
  other  subdivision of the state or insurance carrier shall be reimbursed
  by the comptroller of the state of  New  York,  periodically  every  six
  months, on vouchers certified by the state civil defense commission, for
  one-half  of all workers' compensation benefits, including both cash and
  medical benefits, paid pursuant to awards of the board,  to  the  extent
  not  previously  reimbursed, paid for injury or death of a civil defense
  volunteer caused by an accident that arose out of and in the  course  of
  any  such  training and practice exercise, held on and after July first,
  nineteen hundred fifty-three, at the direction of  or  designated  as  a
  state  training  and  practice  exercise  by  the  state  civil  defense
  commission pursuant to the provisions of section twenty-one, subdivision
  three-f of the state defense emergency act. A town shall not  be  deemed
  to  be the employer of the officers and employees of a fire district and
  shall not be liable for payment of  compensation  to  such  officers  or
  employees  under  any  provision  of  this  chapter.   A social services
  official, as defined in subdivision  fourteen  of  section  two  of  the
  social  services  law,  may  accept or approve the services of volunteer
  workers without salary, in accordance with the regulations of the  state
  department  of  social  services,  and  such a voluntary worker shall be
  deemed to be  an  employee  of  the  social  services  district  in  the
  unclassified service for the purpose of this chapter.
    Group  18. All other employments, except persons engaged in a teaching
  or nonmanual capacity in or for a religious, charitable  or  educational
  institution, notwithstanding the definition of employment in subdivision
  five  of  section  two,  not  hereinbefore enumerated, carried on by any
  person, firm or corporation in which there are engaged or  employed  one
  or  more  employees  regularly,  in the same business or in or about the
  same establishment either upon the premises or at the plant or away from
  the plant of the employer,  under  any  contract  of  hire,  express  or

implied,  oral or written, except farm laborers and domestics other than
  those within the coverage of this chapter pursuant to groups  fourteen-b
  and  twelve  respectively  of  this subdivision, unless the employer has
  elected  to  bring such employees under the law by securing compensation
  in accordance with the terms  of  section  fifty  of  this  chapter  and
  persons  engaged in voluntary service not under contract of hire. A duly
  ordained, commissioned or licensed minister, priest or rabbi, a  sexton,
  a  christian science reader, or a member of a religious order, shall not
  be deemed to be employed or engaged in employment  under  the  terms  of
  this   section.  Recipients  of  charitable  aid  from  a  religious  or
  charitable institution who perform work in or for the institution  which
  is  incidental  to or in return for the aid conferred, and not under any
  express contract of hire, shall not be deemed to be employed or  engaged
  in  employment  under  the  terms  of  this section. All persons who are
  members  of  a  supervised  amateur  athletic  activity  operated  on  a
  non-profit  basis  shall  not  be  deemed  to  be employed or engaged in
  employment under the terms of this section, provided that  said  members
  are  not  also  otherwise  engaged  or  employed  by any person, firm or
  corporation  participating  in  said  athletic   activity.   The   terms
  "religious,  charitable  or educational institution" mean a corporation,
  unincorporated  association,  community  chest,   fund   or   foundation
  organized   and   operated  exclusively  for  religious,  charitable  or
  educational purposes, no part of the net earnings of which inure to  the
  benefit of any private shareholder or individual.
    Group  19.  An  employer may bring an employment that is not listed in
  this  section  within  the  coverage  of  this   chapter   by   securing
  compensation  to his employee or employees engaged in such employment in
  accordance with section fifty of this chapter.
    Any municipal corporation or other political subdivision of the  state
  may bring its employees or officers, elective or appointed or otherwise,
  not  enumerated  in  groups  one to seventeen of subdivision one of this
  section inclusive, of this chapter within the coverage of  this  chapter
  by  appropriate  action  of  the legislative or governmental body of the
  municipal corporation  or  political  subdivision,  notwithstanding  the
  definitions  of  the  terms  "employment,"  "employer"  or "employee" in
  subdivisions three, four and five of section two of this chapter; and by
  separate and distinct action of said legislative  or  governmental  body
  may  bring  within the coverage of this chapter any group, as defined by
  order of the New York state civil defense commission, of  civil  defense
  volunteers  not enumerated in group seventeen of subdivision one of this
  section, who are personnel of a volunteer agency of the local office  of
  such municipal corporation or other political subdivision, as defined in
  the  state  defense  emergency act, as to their authorized civil defense
  services to the extent not covered under article ten  of  this  chapter.
  Where  one  or  more groups of such civil defense volunteers of a county
  office of civil defense are not brought  within  the  coverage  of  this
  chapter  by  the  county,  a  town or a village in such county or a city
  participating in the consolidated county office of civil defense of such
  county may, by separate  and  distinct  action  of  its  legislative  or
  governmental  body,  bring  the  members of such group or groups of duly
  enrolled civil defense volunteers who are residents of and are  enrolled
  from  such  town,  village  or  city within the coverage of this chapter
  during any period when the county has not so provided; however, whenever
  a county brings one or more  groups  of  its  civil  defense  volunteers
  within  the  coverage of this chapter, such other coverage of members of
  such group or groups by the  town,  village  or  city  shall  be  deemed
  terminated  to the extent and as of the date coverage is afforded by the
  county. A village may  not  provide  such  coverage  during  any  period

coverage  is  provided by a town in which the village is located, except
  where there is a deputy director of civil  defense  for  a  village  not
  wholly within one town.
    A  public  or  not-for-profit corporation, association, institution or
  agency organized as an unincorporated association or  duly  incorporated
  under  the  laws  of  this  state  shall  be deemed to be an employer of
  persons who are performing services for it pursuant  to  paragraphs  (h)
  and  (i)  of  subdivision  two  of  section  65.10  of  the penal law in
  fulfillment of a sentence of probation or of conditional  discharge  and
  of  persons  performing  such  services  pursuant  to  the provisions of
  section 170.55 or 170.56 of the criminal procedure law, and such persons
  shall for the purposes of this chapter be deemed to be employees for the
  public  or  not-for-profit  corporation,  association,  institution   or
  agency.  Said  employer  may  elect  to  bring such employees within the
  coverage of this chapter by securing compensation in accordance with the
  terms of section fifty of this chapter.
    Group 20. In a city having  a  population  of  one  million  or  more,
  teachers,   regular  or  substitute,  of  shop  work,  manual  training,
  industrial or trade subjects,  mechanic  arts,  textiles,  machine  shop
  assistants,  laboratory  assistants,  laboratory specialists, laboratory
  technicians,  and  teachers  of  any  subject,  trade,   or   employment
  requiring, for instruction purposes, use of tools or machinery for which
  protective,  guarding  or  safety devices are required by the labor law,
  may elect to receive the benefits prescribed by  this  chapter  provided
  they are not qualified to receive benefits even if eligible to apply for
  retirement  under  the  teachers'  retirement  system in said city.   An
  election to come within this chapter shall constitute a  waiver  of  any
  right  to  receive  absence  refunds from the board of education of said
  city.  But a teacher shall, if incapacitated to teach by reason  of  his
  injuries, be entitled to the refund of his accumulated deductions in the
  teachers'  retirement  system or in lieu thereof he may elect to receive
  an annuity which shall be the actuarial equivalent of  said  accumulated
  deductions.  Any  election or choice provided for herein may be made for
  the teacher by one acting in the teacher's behalf  if  said  teacher  is
  incapacitated to act for himself.
    Group  20-a.  For the purposes of this chapter, the work of any person
  employed as a school aide by school authorities of any school  district,
  notwithstanding  the  definitions of the terms "employer," "employee" or
  "employment" in subdivisions three, four and five of section two of this
  chapter.
    Group 20-b. For the purposes of this chapter, the work of  any  person
  employed  in  a  nonpedagogical  capacity by school authorities within a
  city having a population of one million  or  more,  notwithstanding  the
  definitions  of  the  terms  "employer",  "employee"  or "employment" in
  subdivisions three, four and five of section two of this chapter.
    Group 21. For the purposes of  this  chapter,  on  and  after  January
  first,  nineteen  hundred  sixty-two, the work of a newspaper carrier as
  defined in section thirty-two hundred twenty-eight of the education  law
  for  an  employer  of  one  or more employees as defined in subdivisions
  three and four of section two of this chapter.
    Group 22. Employment as a teacher in  a  public  school  or  place  of
  instruction  maintained  or operated by a board of education or trustees
  of a school district, other than a school district  located  in  a  city
  having  a  population  of  more  than  one  million, notwithstanding the
  definitions of the  terms  "employment,"  "employer"  or  "employee"  in
  subdivisions three, four and five of section two of this chapter.
    Group  23.  For  the  purposes of this chapter, the work of any person
  employed to direct vehicular traffic at any street crossing  or  highway

intersection crossed by pupils in going to and returning from any school
  in  this  state,  whose  chief  duty  primarily is to guard the life and
  safety of such pupils.
    Group  24.  For the purposes of this chapter, employment of any person
  appointed by the board of water supply of the city of New York  pursuant
  to  the provisions of section K51-36.0 of the administrative code of the
  city  of  New  York,  notwithstanding  the  definitions  of  the   terms
  "employment", "employer", or "employee", in subdivisions three, four and
  five of section two of this chapter.
    2.   Occupational   diseases.   Compensation   shall  be  payable  for
  disabilities sustained or death incurred by an employee  resulting  from
  the following occupational diseases:
 
     COLUMN ONE                       COLUMN TWO
 
  Description of Diseases          Description of Process
 
   1. Anthrax.                     1. Handling of wool, hair,
                                      bristles, hides or skins.
 
   2. Lead poisoning or its        2. Any process involving the
      sequelae.                       use of or direct contact
                                      with lead or its prepar-
                                      ations or compounds.
 
   3. Zinc poisoning or its        3. Any process involving the
      sequelae.                       use of or direct contact
                                      with zinc or its prepar-
                                      ations or compounds or
                                      alloys.
 
   4. Mercury poisoning or         4. Any process involving the
      its sequelae.                   use of or direct contact
                                      with mercury or its
                                      preparations or compounds.
 
   5. Phosphorus poisoning or      5. Any process involving the
      its sequelae.                   use of or direct contact
                                      with phosphorous or its
                                      preparations or compounds.
 
   6. Arsenic poisoning or         6. Any process involving the use
      its sequelae.                   of or direct contact with
                                      arsenic or its preparations
                                      or compounds.
 
   7. Poisoning by wood            7. Any process involving the use
      alcohol.                        of wood alcohol or any
                                      preparation containing wood
                                      alcohol.
 
   8. Poisoning by benzol or       8. Any process involving the use
      nitro-, hydro-,                 of or direct contact with
      hydroxy- and amido-             benzol or nitro-, hydro-,
      derivatives of benzene          hydroxy-, or amido-
      (dinitro-benzol, anilin,        derivatives of benzene or
      and others), or its             its preparations or compounds.
      sequelae.

9. Poisoning by carbon          9. Any process involving
      bisulphide or its               the use of or direct contact
      sequelae, or any                with carbon bisulphide or
      sulphide.                       its preparations or com-
                                      pounds, or any sulphide.
 
  10. Poisoning by nitrous        10. Any process in which
      fumes or its sequelae.          nitrous fumes are evolved.
 
  11. Poisoning by nickel         11. Any process in which nickel
      carbonyl or its                 carbonyl is evolved.
      sequelae.
 
  12. Dope poisoning              12. Any process involving the
      (poisoning by                   use of or direct contact
      tetrachlor-methane or           with any substance used
      any substance used as           as or in conjunction with
      or in conjunction with          a solvent for acetate of
      a solvent for acetate           cellulose or nitro
      or cellulose or nitro           cellulose.
      cellulose, or its
      sequelae.
 
  13. Poisoning by                13. Any process involving the
      formaldehyde and its            use of or direct contact
      preparations.                   with formaldehyde and its
                                      preparations.
 
  14. Chrome ulceration           14. Any process involving the
      or its sequelae or              use of or direct contact
      chrome poisoning.               with chromic acid or
                                      bychromate of ammonium,
                                      potassium or sodium, or
                                      their preparations.
 
  15. Epitheliomatous cancer      15. Handling or use of tar,
      or ulceration of the            pitch, bitumen, mineral
      skin or of the corneal          oil, or paraffin or any
      surface of the eye,             compound, product or
      due to tar, pitch,              residue of any of these
      bitumen, mineral oil,           substances.
      or paraffin, or any
      compound, product or
      residue of any of these
      substances.
 
  16. Glanders.                   16. Care or handling of any
                                      equine animal or the
                                      carcass of any such animal.
 
  17. Compressed air              17. Any process carried on
      illness or its                  in compressed air.
      sequelae.
 
  18. Miners' diseases,           18. Any process involving
      including only                  mining.
      cellulitis, bursitis,
      ankylostomiasis,

tenosynovitis and
      nystagmus.
 
  19. Cataract in                 19. Processes in the manufacture
      glassworkers.                   of glass involving exposure
                                      to the glare of molten
                                      glass.
 
  20. Radium poisoning or         20. Any process involving the
      disability due to               use of or direct contact
      radio-active pro-               with radium or radio-active
      perties of sub-                 substance or the use of or
      stances or to                   direct exposure to Roentgen
      Roentgen rays                   rays (X-rays) or ionizing
      (X-rays) or exposure            radiation.
      to ionizing radiation.
 
  21. Methyl chloride             21. Any process involving the
      poisoning.                      use of or direct contact
                                      with methyl chloride or its
                                      preparations or compounds.
 
  22. Carbon monoxide             22. Any process involving direct
      poisoning.                      exposure to carbon monoxide
                                      in buildings, sheds or
                                      enclosed places.
 
  23. Poisoning by sulphuric,     23. Any process involving the use
      hydro-chloric or                of or direct contact with
      hydro-fluoric acid.             sulphuric, hydrochloric or
                                      hydrofluoric acids or
                                      their fumes.
 
  24. Respiratory,                24. Any process involving the
      gastro-intestinal               use of or direct contact
      or physiological                with petroleum or petroleum
      nerve and eye dis-              products and their fumes.
      orders due to con-
      tact with petroleum
      products and their
      fumes.
 
  25. Disability arising          25. Any process involving
      from blisters or                continuous friction,
      abrasions.                      rubbing or vibration
                                      causing blisters or
                                      abrasions.
 
  26. Disability arising          26. Any process involving
      from bursitis or                continuous rubbing, pre-
      synovitis.                      sure or vibration of the
                                      parts affected.
 
  27. Dermatitis                  27. Any process involving the
      (venenata).                     use of or direct contact
                                      with acids, alkalies, acids
                                      or oil, or with brick,
                                      cement, lime, concrete or

mortar capable of causing
                                      dermatitis (venenata).
 
  28. Byssinosis.                 28. Any process involving
                                      exposure to raw cotton.
 
  29. Silicosis or other          29. Any process involving ex-
      dust diseases.                  posure to silica or other
                                      harmful dust.
 
  30. Any and all                 30. Any and all employments
      occupational diseases.          enumerated in subdivision
                                      one of section three of
                                      this chapter.
 
    Nothing  in paragraph thirty of this subdivision shall be construed to
  apply to any disability  or  death  due  to  any  disease  described  in
  paragraph twenty-nine of this subdivision.

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