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Asbestos Exposure in Salt Lake City, UT

Salt Lake City, Utah is the most populous city in the state and lies surrounded by the Great Salt Lake to the northwest, and the steep Wasatch and Oquirrh mountain ranges on the eastern and western borders. The area was inhabited by the Shoshone, Ute, and Paiute people before being settled in 1847 by Brigham Young and his Mormon followers. The largest employers located in Salt Lake City are the University of Utah, Pacificorp, and Intermountain Health Care.

Construction of the first transcontinental railroad and the subsequent mining booms brought early economic growth to Salt Lake City. The city was nicknamed the “Crossroads of the West” for its role as the geographic and trade center of the western United States. Mining and smelting became Salt Lake City’s top sources of income, with companies such as Geneva Steel, Garfield Smelter, Newhouse Mines and Smelters, and United States Smelting Company leading the way. Near the turn of the century, gold prospectors discovered oil in Salt Lake City, giving birth to the community’s petroleum industry. Utah Oil Refining Company was one of the first petroleum-related organizations operating in Salt Lake City and in following years, American Oil Company, Standard Oil of California, BP Amoco Utah, and Chevron Utah opened facilities in the city. The modern economy of Salt Lake City is now comprised of government, trade, transportation, utilities, and business services. The city has also developed into a strong outdoor recreation tourist industry based primarily in skiing, and was host to the 2002 Winter Olympics.

Asbestos containing products were commonly used in the industrial, manufacturing, and construction settings such as those found in Salt Lake City over the years. Individuals exposed to asbestos may be at risk to develop mesothelioma, an asbestos related cancer. You should know that asbestos law firms represent people from Salt Lake City who were exposed to asbestos and have been diagnosed with mesothelioma.

Asbestos Exposure at Jobsites in Salt Lake City

The Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance has compiled information obtained from a number of sources to identify the following jobsites in Salt Lake City where asbestos exposure was known to have occurred. These sites are listed below.

  • American Linen Supply Company
  • American Oil Company
  • American Stores
  • Amoco Oil Refinery
  • Artc Building
  • Bingham Copper and Gl Ming Company
  • Bowers Building & Construction Company
  • BP Amoco Utah
  • Brown Terry and Woodruff Company
  • Bullough Asbestos
  • California Steel Tank
  • Carver Sheetmetal
  • Centennial Eureka Mining Company
  • Chevron Chemical
  • Chevron Oil Company
  • Chevron Utah
  • Chicago Bridge & Iron Company
  • Continental National Bank
  • Denver & Rio Grande West Rr Company
  • Dhro Insulation
  • Diamond Mateh Company
  • Dr W.H. Groves Latter Day Saints Hospital
  • E J Bartells Company
  • Eimco Corp Purchasing Dpt
  • Emery Holmes Apartment House
  • Fenco
  • Fiberglas Engineering & Supply Company
  • Filtrol Corporation
  • Flag Staff Silver Mining Company
  • Gadsby
  • Galigher Machinery Company
  • Garfield Smelter
  • Geneva Steel
  • Germania Lead Works
  • Holy Cross Hospital Association
  • Hunter Insulation Company
  • IBM
  • Industrial Service and Engineering Company
  • Interstate Brick Company
  • J C Penny'S
  • J Mel Brown Company
  • Jas Stewart and Company
  • Jones and Jacobs
  • Jordan Steam Electric Station
  • Kennecott Copper Corp
  • Ketchum and Refining Company
  • Larrowe Construction Company
  • Latter Day Saints Hospital
  • Little Bell Consolidated Mining Company
  • Mineral Point Tunnel Company
  • Morris P Kirk & Sons
  • National Lead & Chemical
  • Newhouse Mines and Smelters
  • Newhouse Plant
  • Ocf Corporation
  • Oregon Shortline Railway Company
  • Owens-Corning Fiberglas Corporation
  • Pace Industries
  • Pace Turpin and Company
  • Pacificorp
  • Paco Turpin & Company
  • Palmer Christensen Utah State Prison
  • Phoenix Utility Company
  • Point of Mt. Site
  • Railway Exchange Building
  • Robison Dist Company
  • Roosevelt Jr. High School
  • Salt Lake City Refining Company
  • Salt Lake City Shops
  • Salt Lake County Infirmary
  • Salt Lake Refining Company
  • Salt Lake Tribune Publishing Company
  • Sego Milk Products Company
  • Skyline Insulation, Inc.
  • Solvay Process Company
  • South High School
  • St Marys Academy
  • St. Mark's Hospital
  • Standard Oil of California
  • Standard Oil Refining - Salt Lake City
  • Station KSL
  • Sweet Candy Company
  • Tribune Publishing Company
  • Troy Laundry Company
  • Turpins
  • Union Pacific Railroad
  • United States Smelting Company
  • United States Stores Company
  • United States Vanadium Corp
  • University of Utah
  • Utah Consolidated Mining Company
  • Utah Light and Railway Company
  • Utah Oil Refining Company
  • Utah Power & Light Company
  • Utah State Capitol Building
  • Utah State Hospital
  • Utah State Office Building
  • Utah State Prison
  • Utah University
  • Utah-Idaho Sugar Company
  • Vitro Uranium Company
  • W H H Bowers
  • West High School
  • Wilson Hotel
  • Yampa Smelting Company

Mesothelioma Cancer Centers near Salt Lake City, Utah

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma cancer centers that are located within a 100 mile radius of Salt Lake City, Utah. Please click on a cancer center link to obtain more information about the clinical programs offered, professional designations, areas of expertise and how to contact the center.


Jordan Valley Cancer Center
3592 West 9000 South
West Jordan, UT 84088

Distance: 11.7 miles


2000 Circle of Hope
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Distance: 3.3 miles

Mesothelioma Doctors near Salt Lake City, Utah

For your convenience, we have compiled a list of mesothelioma doctors that are located within a 100 mile radius of Salt Lake City, Utah. Please click on a doctor link to obtain more information about his/her background, areas of expertise, professional affiliations, and office locations.

Dr. Amit N. Patel
Huntsman Cancer Institute - University of Utah
2000 Circle of Hope
Salt Lake City, UT 84112

Distance: 3.3 miles

Filing an Asbestos Lawsuit in Salt Lake City, Utah

Don’t lose your rights! If you or a loved one has been diagnosed with mesothelioma and were exposed to asbestos in Utah, you may be entitled to compensation. You may have limited time to file a claim. If you have been diagnosed with mesothelioma and have a pathology report in hand to support that diagnosis, you are eligible for financial assistance.

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