Asbestos Occupations

Asbestos Occupations

If you worked in one of the following trades or job occupations referenced below, it is likely that you were exposed to asbestos throughout the duration of your career. Additionally, if you were a family member of someone working in one of these occupations, you may have experienced second-hand exposure to asbestos. Both of these groups mentioned are at a higher risk of developing mesothelioma (asbestos cancer).

Workers at Risk for Asbestos Exposure

Click on each occupation below to learn more about how exposure may have occurred:

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June 29, 2016
Gary Cohn

Ambler Pa.: Asbestos Capital of the World

“AMBLER, PA. – The chunks of crumbled concrete looked suspiciously fuzzy.That’s what Linda Reinstein thought on one June day last year as she toured the Superfund sites and abandoned asbestos factories in this small Pennsylvania borough with her friend and fellow mesothelioma widow Marilyn Amento. Based on her 12 years’ experience with asbestos, Reinstein thought the pieces of crumbled concrete looked “just off enough” to be sent to a lab for testing.”