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Inhaling respirable asbestos fibres in an enclosed space

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Adenocarcinoma of the kidney - Inhaling respirable asbestos fibres in an enclosed space Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 21 June 2002.

Investigative Documents

Claimant Report - Respirable Asbestos Fibres [CR9203]

Preliminary questions [9967]

4931

there is some evidence that inhaling respirable asbestos fibres in an enclosed space may be a factor in the development of the condition under consideration.

31990the veteran has established the causal connection between inhaling respirable asbestos fibres in an enclosed space and operational service for the clinical onset of adenocarcinoma of the kidney.

Clinical onset and operational service [31990]

4974 on operational service, the veteran inhaled respirable asbestos fibres in an enclosed space at the time when material containing such fibres was being applied, removed, dislodged, cut or drilled.

4975

on operational service, the veteran inhaled respirable asbestos fibres in an enclosed space at the time when material containing such fibres was being applied, removed, dislodged, cut or drilled before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

4933

where the veteran inhaled respirable asbestos fibres in an enclosed space at the time when material containing such fibres was being applied, removed, dislodged, cut or drilled on operational service before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration, the first such inhalation commenced at least 10 years before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

4976

the veteran's inhalation during operational service of respirable asbestos fibres in an enclosed space at the time when material containing such fibres was being applied, removed, dislodged, cut or drilled before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration was due to the veteran's serious default, wilful act or serious breach of discipline.