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April 1–7 is Asbestos Awareness Week.
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From awareness grows hope. Each voice could save a life.
Asbestos is still not banned in the US. Roughly 30 million pounds are still used each year.
Asbestos fibers are invisible to the naked eye.
Even more than 30 years after the peak of its use, asbestos exposure is still the number one cause of occupational cancer in the US.
Asbestos can still be found in many homes, schools, and commercial or industrial buildings.
Asbestos was once used in more than 3,000 consumer products including household items such as toasters and hair dryers – some of which may still be in use.
Navy Veterans are at the greatest risk to develop mesothelioma as asbestos was widely used in Naval ships and shipyards.
No amount of exposure to asbestos is safe.
Learn more about mesothelioma and the dangers of asbestos.