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What Harm Can A Small Amount of Chemical Exposure Do?

You may work with or handle a lot of chemicals as part of your job – and you know that you need to take precautions. But, accidents can and will happen all the time. It’s not uncommon for a drop or two of chemicals to spill out of their container, even when you’re being careful. […]

How can ships cause asbestos-induced illness?

September 20, 2022
Anyone alive a few decades ago could have found themselves exposed to asbestos in their home. Yet often, those discovering asbestos has adversely affected them came into contact with it through their work. One industry where this was particularly common was shipbuilding. Ship manufacturers used abundant asbestos to insulate pipes and reduce the risk of […]

The history of asbestos death and diseases

August 15, 2022
For years, asbestos was used in practically everything: walls, insulations, fabrics, toys, flooring, ceilings, etc. It was the go-to product in many things – especially if you were looking to fireproof something. Asbestos is, after all, a naturally occurring fibrous mineral with minimal heat conductivity. Consumers and workers were often convinced that the mineral was […]

Common products that may contain asbestos

June 30, 2022
As you might know, asbestos is a dangerous substance that can cause serious health problems for those who are exposed to it. Even though this is the case, there are some products still in use that contain this harmful material. One of the best ways to protect yourself from potential exposure is to know the […]

Can asbestos exposure affect your fertility?

June 13, 2022
Almost everyone is familiar with asbestos’s impact on respiratory health, and it is a proven cause of mesothelioma. However, asbestos can also lead to other health problems. A growing body of evidence suggests there may be a link between asbestos exposure and fertility problems in both men and women. Mesothelioma and its treatments can cause […]

Could Johnson & Johnson’s history help your talc cancer claim?

Talcum powder was once a bathroom essential. Parents would advise their children to put it in their underwear before gym class or after a shower to fight sweat and odor. Given that people referred to it as “baby powder,” it is not surprising that many parents also used it on infants to help prevent diaper […]

Those working on Navy ships may have had asbestos exposure

April 14, 2022
There is no question that military service comes at the expense of personal safety. Those who serve the country in the Navy, Army, Marines, Coast Guard or Air Force put their own lives at risk in the service of the United States, its territories and its allies. Servicemembers expect to encounter risk when on active […]

How small are asbestos particles?

March 1, 2022
One of the challenging things about asbestos is that the particles are incredibly small. People who are tearing out old tiles or insulation often wonder if they’re going to be able to spot asbestos if it’s contained in those products. They assume that they’ll see it and that they can get proper protective gear or […]

Do you have mesothelioma?: What to know about asbestos trusts

November 5, 2021
As someone suffering from mesothelioma, your doctor has already explained how your condition will likely progress — and you know that treatment isn’t cheap. Providing for your own needs and the needs of your family isn’t easy, but an asbestos trust may help. How asbestos trust funds work Many companies at which workers first gained […]

PIRG calls for a complete ban on asbestos in the U.S.

October 21, 2021
The United States Public Interest Group (U.S. PIRG), a national nonprofit organization focused on effectuating change in Washington, D.C., announced their efforts to convince lawmakers to support a bill that would finally fully ban the use of asbestos in the U.S. They note that they sent over a letter to Congress asking them to support […]
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