Kentucky residents are continuing to get mesothelioma form their workplace despite changes in regulations and usage. Read about hazards and risks.
The Eaton Cutler Hammer factory in Bowling Green has the highest cases of mesothelioma for a single location in Kentucky. Learn how to get help if you’ve been affected.
When asbestos fibers are disturbed and inhaled, they can cause a very serious cancer. Hire a professional if you suspect Asbestos is in your home.
Read about how Johnson & Johnson is changing its products containing talc and potentially asbestos. If you have been affected by mesothelioma, contact us today.
Learn where most asbestos exposures happen. Look at products that contain asbestos. Read about secondary asbestos exposure and historical risks for people in the military.
Doug McNamee talks about his father, and the journey that he went through after his father was diagnosed with Mesothelioma, from not knowing about the disease to the extensive research and learning more about Mesothelioma and its causes. John Maher: Hi, I’m John Maher. I’m here today with Doug McNamee. Doug is a writer whose […]
Unfortunately, asbestos exposure is still a danger for most Kentucky employees as the health hazard appears in building materials, floor tiles, insulation for pipes and other common materials on construction sites. However, some people still don’t know the health ramifications of long-term asbestos exposure. Some of the most serious side-effects include: Mesothelioma Mesothelioma is a […]
Inhalation of even the smallest amount of asbestos in talc can cause mesothelioma and other fatal diseases which can occur even many years after exposure. But almost 15 percent of talc-based cosmetic products that were analyzed in a recent study contain asbestos. Screening is inadequate An advocacy nonprofit, Environmental Working Group, commissioned the study which […]
Asbestos exposure causes more than 40,000 deaths each year in this country, according to the chair of the U.S. House Energy and Commerce Committee. But a recent bill to ban most uses of asbestos has stalled in the U.S. Senate. Asbestos use has not stopped Asbestos is still being used in this country in […]
Did your job ever include working with compression molding? Compression molding processes were common in manufacturing from 1960 to 1985. This phenolic molding process often contained a significant percentage of asbestos. Workers who manufactured phenolic plastic molding compounds and who used molding compounds to manufacture products have developed mesothelioma, lung cancer and other asbestos-related diseases. […]