2013 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 42 - Workers' Compensation
CHAPTER 11 - OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES
SECTION 42-11-60. Requirements for compensation for pulmonary diseases.


SC Code § 42-11-60 (2013) What's This?

No compensation shall be payable for any pulmonary disease arising out of the inhalation of organic or inorganic dust or fumes unless the claimant suffers disability as described in Section 42-9-10 or Section 42-9-20 and shall not be compensable under Section 42-9-30; provided, however, in claims based on byssinosis the claimant must have been exposed to dust in his employment for a period of at least seven years.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 72-255; 1952 Code Section 72-255; 1949 (46) 565; 1977 Act No. 103 Section 1.

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