Denial of workers’ compensation claim for lung disease sent back for reconsideration

Tribunal originally found worker’s silicosis was related to occupational exposure to silica dust, but said claim was for worker’s lung transplant that was unrelated

A British Columbia worker is getting a re-evaluation of his claim for workers’ compensation benefits for a lung disease after an appeals tribunal agreed his condition was from occupational exposure to silica dust but said the claim was for a lung operation.

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