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

FEATURING:


May 26, 2016
Staff

Chemical Safety for the 21st Century Act Takes One Step Closer to Giving EPA Power to Ban Asbestos

“One year ago today, Rep. John Shimkus (R-IL), along with three co-sponsors, introduced a bill to update the decades-old federal law that governs toxic chemicals – including asbestos. Just two days ago, that bill jumped over a major hurdle with the passage of an amendment that incorporates a number of changes suggested by the Senate. Now, it returns to the Senate for a final vote before, hopefully, being sent to President Obama to be signed into law.”