Friday, November 30, 2007

SWMS Associated With Cancer

The International Agency for Research on Cancer, the cancer arm of the World Health Organization, will designate overnight shift work as a probable carcinogen according to a Pittsburgh Post-Gazette article. Judge David Torrey identifies the 1998 case of Met. Ed. v WCAB, 718 A2d 759 (Pa. 1998) as the Supreme Court case which previously held shift work maladaptation syndrome is not a compensible injury.

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