Workers Exposed to Asbestos
Burnham Corporation was founded in 1905, in Lancaster, PA and is the parent company of numerous boiler and related HVAC products and accessories manufacturers. Until the 1980s many manufacturers have been using it as a component in their products, and Burnham Corporation is one of them. Burnham Commercial for example, which is one of their subsidiaries has been involved in numerous lawsuits over their use of asbestos in their products. Exposing their workers to an asbestos-contaminated work environment may have put them at risk of developing serious lung diseases.