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Asbestos Duct Insulation

Duct insulation needed to be cut through so the workers could get access to the duct system and in the process they were subjected to asbestos exposure through the dust resulted in the process. Another potential danger came from asbestos in friable state.

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1920

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60 years
1980

The common insulation products used for heating ducts contained up to 5% asbestos fibers up until the 1980s. The layer of asbestos was usually covering up a fiberglass scrim.

In the case of duct insulation, the asbestos exposure would have taken place when it started to break down. Due to the constant activity happening inside these ducts, the loose fibers of asbestos would have been released into the air. Trying to remove the contaminated insulation was another way to have been unknowingly exposed to this carcinogenic mineral. You could have been exposed if:

  • You worked directly with asbestos-insulated heating ducts
  • You performed maintenance work in factories or plants
  • You worked on ships
  • 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 Duct Insulation

For all of the negative effects that came after the exposure to asbestos-contaminated products like duct insulation, you deserve to get compensated. With our extensive knowledge in asbestos exposure cases similar to yours, we will manage to get reparations for you and your family by filing claims with the asbestos trust funds available.

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