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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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Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Blog


October 24, 2016
MCA Warrior Stories

Remembering Pete Russell: Air National Guardsman, Father, and Mesothelioma Victim

“Angela F. de Rodriguez is an insurance adjuster who lives in Frisco, Texas, with her 13-year-old son Ruben – a bright young seventh grader who plays trombone and tennis. Angela’s adoptive father, Pete Russell, was only a few years older than Ruben when he was first exposed to asbestos.”