2013 South Carolina Code of Laws
Title 42 - Workers' Compensation
CHAPTER 11 - OCCUPATIONAL DISEASES
SECTION 42-11-70. Time in which disease must have been contracted.


SC Code § 42-11-70 (2013) What's This?

Neither an employee nor his dependents shall be entitled to compensation for disability or death from an occupational disease, except that due to exposure to ionizing radiation, unless such disease was contracted within one year after the last exposure to the hazard peculiar to his employment which caused the disease, save that in the case of a pulmonary disease arising out of the inhalation of organic or inorganic dusts the period shall be two years.

HISTORY: 1962 Code Section 72-256; 1952 Code Section 72-256; 1949 (46) 565; 1963 (53) 143.

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