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:

Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance Blog


November 25, 2015
Jackie Clark

How Doubling Federal Funding Could Change Cancer Research

“When Vice President Joe Biden announced last month that he was not going to seek the presidential nomination for the Democratic Party, he stated that he wanted his legacy to lie in another direction altogether. Specifically, he stated that he would much rather spend his time pursuing a “moon shot” to cure cancer.”