The workers in this line of business used to work under a constant threat from asbestos exposure as the working process implied the use of extreme heat. Due to these conditions asbestos insulation and asbestos made parts were used to prevent the danger of a fire starting on the working sites but brought in the lives of the workers the danger of breathing constantly in an asbestos-filled atmosphere.
Being around the asbestos insulated machinery and their asbestos-containing parts, the people working in the oil rigs and refineries were always in the presence of friable asbestos, which means that its particles became airborne more easily during repairing and maintenance work. From sanding newly installed parts, removing worn-out ones, and scrubbing the inside of the furnaces, inhalation of asbestos fibers happened on a frequent basis.
Relevant job titles
oil field worker
refinery lab technician
oil distillation technician
well test operator
Asbestos secondary exposure?
People exposed through spouse, husband, parent, relative.
Diseases contracted after asbestos exposure in oil rig & refinery workers
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Asbestos products handled by oil rig & refinery workers
Asbestos-containing protective equipment was worn by oil rig and refinery workers to shield them against extreme heat. Over the years, these products would become more and more friable, endangering the health of employees. The machinery required plenty of insulation as well, as the risk of fire was tremendous, and thereby, workers who were in charge of repairing it would inhale asbestos fibers while sanding or replacing various components.
How can we help oil rig & refinery workers who were exposed to asbestos?
If your quality of life has already been affected by asbestos exposure during your time spent on an oil rig or in an oil refinery, we will offer you all the legal assistance required for you to be compensated by the asbestos trust funds of the companies that risked your life.
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