Asbestos was common in construction materials and other products for centuries before researchers began to link the mineral’s fibers with serious health risks. Exposure is dangerous because the fibers are extremely minute. When inhaled, they can cause damage to the abdominal lining and the lungs, and ultimately cause cancer.
There is no safe level of asbestos exposure!! Any amount of asbestos exposure is considered dangerous, even for those who do not directly work with or come into contact with the toxin. While the majority of mesothelioma cases are caused by occupational asbestos; second-hand exposure to Asbestos is a severe health risk, especially among women and children. Second-hand exposure […]
When you think of any male-dominated industry, construction is probably one of the first jobs that come to mind. The construction and demolition industries are predominantly male-dominated. As construction is expected to grow by 3 percent in 2019 and create almost 2 million new jobs by 2021, companies are looking to recruit more employees; and women may be […]