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AR 102/2003 FIREFIGHTERS' PRIMARY SITE CANCER REGULATION

(Consolidated up to 2/2018)

ALBERTA REGULATION 102/2003

Workers Compensation Act

FIREFIGHTERS PRIMARY SITE CANCER REGULATION


Definitions

1   In this Regulation,

                               (a)    “Act” means the Workers’ Compensation Act;

                              (b)    “non‑smoker” means an individual who has not smoked a tobacco product in the 10 years prior to the date of diagnosis of a primary site cancer.

AR 102/2003 s1;249/2005

Designated cancers and periods of employment

2   For the purpose of section 24.1(4) of the Act, the primary site cancers and the minimum period of exposure for each disease are the following:

PRIMARY SITE CANCERS             MINIMUM PERIOD OF REGULAR EXPOSURE TO   THE HAZARDS OF A FIRE                      SCENE

Primary leukemia                                                 5 years

Primary site brain cancer                                   10 years

Primary site bladder cancer                              15 years

Primary site cervical cancer                              10 years

Primary site lung cancer in non‑smokers        15 years

Primary site ovarian cancer                              10 years

Primary site ureter cancer                                 15 years

Primary site kidney cancer                                20 years

Primary site colorectal cancer                          20 years

Primary site testicular cancer                          10 years

Primary site esophageal cancer                        25 years

A primary non‑Hodgkin’s lymphoma             20 years

A primary site prostate cancer                          15 years

A primary site skin cancer                                15 years

A primary site breast cancer                             10 years

Multiple myeloma                                              15 years

AR 102/2003 s2;249/2005;74/2010;73/2011;
2/2018

3   Repealed AR 2/2018 s3.