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Jobs that can increase the risk of asbestos exposure

Every job comes with some amount of risk to a person’s safety and health. Of course, some occupations are more dangerous than others. For instance, if you work in certain capacities, you could be in danger of developing severe illnesses…

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Protecting your rights against workplace exposure

Many important jobs throughout the country put workers in close contact with hazardous chemicals or materials containing dangerous chemicals. For the protection of workers in these conditions, employers with facilities that store or handle harmful substances must take certain safety…

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NC Workers Killed In Industrial Accident

Every job has its fair share of potential dangers that can lead to a worker’s inability to be able to function at his or her job, or in more extreme and tragic situations, lead to death. Industrial plants are one…

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Workers’ comp deemed exclusive remedy in mesothelioma case

There is no question that mesothelioma is a serious medical condition. Sadly, many people who contract the disease do so as a result of conditions they encountered while working to make a living to support themselves and their families. It…

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Whistleblower: Workers at VA hospital exposed to asbestos

Employers are expected to keep their employees safe if and when they need to complete work that exposes them to harmful chemicals or substances. Unfortunately, not all employers do this and workers end up paying the price. In some cases,…

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Workers’ compensation claim denied? Don’t lose hope

Pursuing benefits for a serious workplace illness like mesothelioma can be a frustrating and time-consuming process. However, the end result should hopefully make it all worth it when you and your family start receiving benefits like workers’ compensation. Unfortunately, there…

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How much can I expect to collect through workers’ compensation?

Suffering an injury or getting sick through the course of your employment can be very upsetting. Not only can you feel bad because of your condition, but you may also have to deal with the stress of taking time off…

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Workers in the automotive industry: avoid the dangers of asbestos

If you work on cars, you know that it can take a lot of hours and skill to build or repair any one of the many parts on the vehicle. All this effort can truly pay off when a car…

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Ways to keep employees safe from asbestos on the job

Many products we use today still contain asbestos, even though we have known for quite some time that exposure to asbestos can be toxic. Most people would agree that when a product is proven to be hazardous, it probably shouldn’t…

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Residents near asbestos sites have higher mortality rates

There are certain regions in the U.S. where industrial jobs and mining are among the top fields in which people work. In these areas, workers and their families have been known to be exposed to asbestos at a higher rate…

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