Heather Von St. James | Mesothelioma.com

Dying to be Heard

Asbestos Awareness Week 2014

Be a Voice for the Victims

  • Imagine what 7,200 voices could do.
  • 7,200 people spreading awareness.
  • 7,200 people sharing a simple message that could save lives.

Imagine what 7,200

  • voices could do.
  • people spreading awareness.
  • people sharing a simple message that could save lives.

April 1–7 is Asbestos Awareness Week.

Please join me in spreading hope and be a voice for the victims.

Did You Know?

  • 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.

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For additional ways to support mesothelioma awareness and research, check out ADAO and MARF.