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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 16. Labor and Employment
Agency 30. Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission
Chapter 50. Rules of the Virginia Workers' Compensation Commission
1/23/2020

16VAC30-50-120. Rule 11. Pneumoconiosis Table.

A table for conversion of medically-classified categories of pneumoconiosis (under ILO standards) into stages of pneumoconiosis shall be promulgated by the commission and information from the table shall be the basis for determining the amount of compensation due, if any, under § 65.2-504 of the Code of Virginia for coal workers' pneumoconiosis and under § 65.2-503 of the Code of Virginia for other pneumoconioses.

Medical interpretations of radiographic evidence, for the purpose of conversion to stages under this table, shall be based upon the ILO 1980 International Classification of Radiographs of the Pneumoconioses.

First Stage:

Category

1 and 2

p, s

Category

1

q, t

Second Stage:

Category

3

p, s

Category

2 and 3

q, t

Category

1, 2 and 3

r, u

Third Stage:

Category

A, B, C

Statutory Authority

§ 65.2-210 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR405-01-06, Rule 11, eff. January 1, 1994.

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