IIAC does not recommend compensation for dioxin related lung cancers

The Industrial Injuries Advisory Council (IIAC) has decided there is not a case for recommend recognising dioxin related lung cancers as a prescribed industrial disease. An IIAC information note concludes: “After reviewing the limited evidence available on this subject, the Industrial Injuries Advisory Council (IIAC) decided not to make any recommendations for changes to the list of prescribed diseases for which people can claim Industrial Injuries Disablement Benefit (IIDB).”

Lung cancer and dioxins, IIAC information note.

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