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Asbestos Cement Siding

Asbestos dust would form and be spread around when cement shingles were cut. Also they degraded with the passing of time, presenting small cracks from where dangerous fibers would be released as they were being handled.

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PRODUCT USE

28 years
1981

Asbestos cement siding was seen as an alternative to wooden shingles. The inclusion of asbestos in the manufacturing process made the siding more durable and resistant to extreme heat. Visually, they were similar to their wooden counterparts.

In the case of cement siding, asbestos exposure happened in two instances: as the asbestos fibers were added to the dry mix during the manufacturing process, and when the construction workers would disturb the material by accidentally damaging it. You could have been exposed if:

  • You found yourself working in old structures
  • You helped install or remove asbestos cement siding
  • You performed demolition work
  • You were involved in asbestos abatement projects

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How Can We Help Workers that Worked with or around Asbestos Cement Siding

If, through your line of work, you encountered asbestos-containing materials like cement siding, you might have risked developing an asbestos-related condition. If you are looking to get compensated, we will file claims against the companies responsible.

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