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Abatement Workers

Exposed to Asbestos at their workplace

The main activity of the people working in the asbestos abatement industry entails removing the asbestos remnants from buildings and other contaminated structures as it still poses a risk for the people that unknowingly interact with the contaminated materials.

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Abatement workers are required to enter in direct contact with the asbestos from the construction products that were used until the 1980s. As these materials are usually found in a state of complete degradation, the asbestos contained within is in a friable state, which makes its fibers to be released more easily as they get disturbed. The people working in this line of business risk their lives on a constant basis in order to contain and eliminate the dangers concerning asbestos exposure.

The constant threat of asbestos exposure for these workers makes their job an extremely difficult one, as faulty safety equipment can exponentially raise the risk of developing in their later years, diseases like mesothelioma, asbestosis or lung cancer by breathing in demolition dust.

Relevant Job Titles

  • ripout
  • air quality engineer
  • asbestos generator specialist
  • building inspector
  • clean-up crew
  • demolition technician
  • hazardous building materials engineer
  • hazardous materials technician
  • hazmat driver
  • industrial hygiene technician
  • removal technician

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We also represent the close relatives of abatement workers that handled asbestos and are now sick or have passed away.

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Diseases Contracted after Asbestos Exposure in Abatement Workers

Since asbestos abatement workers were exposed to a wide range of toxic products during their job, the risk of developing a terrible disease is high for this occupation. Within 20 to 50 years, people who worked as asbestos abatement workers may receive a dire diagnosis. The diseases they can develop mostly concern the respiratory system, but the asbestos fibers in the body can affect other organs as well.

Mesothelioma Lung Cancer Asbestosis Bladder Cancer Gastrointestinal Cancer Colorectal Cancer Esophageal Cancer Emphysema

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How Can We Help Abatement Workers Who Were Exposed to Asbestos?

Interacting with asbestos-contaminated materials for prolonged periods of time, abatement workers risk getting their health affected in their later years by illnesses like mesothelioma, lung cancer, and asbestosis. Due to their extended period of latency, these diseases usually show symptoms after 30 or even 40 years after the initial exposure.

In order to get screened in the fastest time possible for the presence of asbestos fibers in your organism, get in contact with us. If your health has been affected by asbestos exposure from your workplace, we will make sure you will receive the financial compensations you and your family are entitled to.

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