People At High Risk For Asbestos Exposure

There is no safe level of exposure to asbestos. Even brief contact 30-50 years ago is enough for someone to develop lung cancer.

Most asbestos exposure happened on the job. Occupations with a high risk for asbestos-related lung cancer and disease include:

  • Factory Workers
  • Construction Laborers
  • Skilled Trade Professionals
  • Chemical Plant Workers
  • Oil and Gas Drilling and Production
  • Military Personnel
  • Manufacturing Workers
  • Steel Mill Workers
  • Shipbuilders
  • Railroad Workers