Commission Recommendation concerning the European schedule of occupational diseases
The document published in 2003 recommends Member States to introduce national legislation on scientifically proved occupational diseases, and compensation, prevention and statistical data collection thereof.
Diagnostic criteria of diseases is in the publication Information notices on occupational diseases: a guide to diagnosis.
Annex I (European schedule) contains diseases that must be linked directly to the occupation.
Annex II is an additional list of diseases suspected of being occupational in origin which should be subject to notification and which may be considered at a later stage for inclusion in Annex I to the European schedule.
Report on the current situation in relation to occupational diseases' systems in EU Member States and EFTA/EEA countries, in particular relative to Commission Recommendation 2003/670/EC concerning the European Schedule of Occupational Diseases and gathering of data on relevant related aspects