Asbestos causes millions of people across the globe each year to become ill with potentially deadly diseases including mesothelioma, lung cancer and asbestosis.
The representative of a man who died following a battle with mesothelioma is pursuing legal action against several corporations, which are believed to have exposed the victim to asbestos.
On International Workers Memorial Day, people across the globe place a renewed emphasis on workplace safety and how accidents and toxic exposures can be prevented.
Like over 30 million aging US buildings, a structure in Texas requires extensive and costly removal of potentially harmful asbestos.
Some researchers believe that firefighters are at a higher risk of developing certain forms of cancer due to the likelihood that they will be exposed to toxins like asbestos.
Many individuals die each year as a result of illnesses contracted from occupational exposures.
Former Sex Pistols manager was reportedly exposed to asbestos in a retail shop that he owned.
Asbestos must be abated from a structure in Austin, Texas in an effort to prevent human exposure.
A Washington-based asbestos removal company has had its license to work in Oregon revoked, according to the Oregon DEQ.
Community members are protesting the redevelopment of a site that is contaminated with asbestos and other toxic materials in San Francisco.Next >