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Asbestos-Vermiculite Risk Factors

Are you at risk?

An estimated 1.3 million workers in construction and general industry face significant asbestos exposure on the job. Among the occupations where asbestos exposure can occur are:

  • Brake repair mechanic
  • Bricklayer
  • Building demolition, repair or remodeling worker
  • Building inspector
  • Carpenter
  • Construction worker
  • “Do-It-Yourself” repair worker
  • Dry wall finisher
  • Electrician
  • Furnace worker
  • Insulation installer
  • Miner
  • Pipe fitter
  • Plumber
  • Roofer
  • Shipyard worker
  • Welder
  • Worker at exfoliation facility where vermiculite ore from Libby, Mont., was processed
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If members of the public have any quality-of-care or safety concerns, they may notify The Joint Commission at 630-792-5800.