People who worked at the following trades were likely to have had direct exposure to asbestos dust:
- Building Engineer
- Cement Finishers
- Foundry Workers
- HVAC Mechanics
- Merchant Mariners
- Navy Personnel
- Powerhouse Workers
- Railroad Workers
- Refinery Workers
- Rubber Workers
- Sheetmetal Workers
- Shipyard Workers
- Talc Mine Workers
Here’s a list of North Carolina Asbestos Exposure Sites where workers may have come in contact with asbestos.
Note: In addition, family members of people who worked around asbestos fibers on the job may have had so-called secondhand asbestos exposure from household activities such as washing the worker’s clothing or, even more unexpectedly, from simply giving a welcome-home hug daily upon the worker getting back to the house each day.
See Also: Those exposed to asbestos through contaminated talcum powder products that were laced with asbestos.
- How to Get Legal Compensation: Asbestos Lawsuits and North Carolina Workers Comp Claims
- Asbestos Cancers & Diseases: Mesothelioma / Asbestos Lung Cancer / Asbestosis
- Who Was Exposed to Asbestos: Asbestos Exposure and Asbestos-related Diseases