A commercial truck may weigh twenty times the vehicle you drive. If there’s a collision, you and your vehicle may suffer far more harm than if you hit another passenger vehicle.
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The cancers commonly associated with asbestos exposure, like mesothelioma, the cancer of the organ linings, are often hard to detect before they become quite severe. These internal cancers often don’t produce noticeable symptoms until they’ve become rather serious for the patient. Later diagnosis can make treatment difficult and result in a worse prognosis for the […]
Asbestos is a material that was widely used in the 20th century in buildings, construction and even in common household objects. Asbestos is widely known to be a dangerous substance now, but strict regulations on the use of the material were not put in place until the 1970s. This means that many people suffered exposure […]
Many of us prefer the feel and look of vintage clothes, cars and other “classic” items over their newer, often less durable counterparts. In fact, we’ve all heard someone say “they just don’t make them like they used to” with a disappointed tone, remembering when this or that product was sturdier or better in some […]
People in a number of different professions may have to handle asbestos as part of their job. For decades before the federal government put regulations in place to protect workers, people would have to handle this dangerous carcinogen without any workplace protections. They may also have unwittingly exposed the people they loved the most to […]
Asbestos exposure has the potential to cause a variety of medical problems, including mesothelioma. While anyone can come in contact with asbestos, this is more likely among these types of workers: Car part manufacturers Insulation installers Pipe fitters Shingle manufacturers Roofers Tile installers Construction workers Wallboard installers It’s important to understand the many types of […]
The code for what’s reasonable or acceptable for building a home changes all the time in the United States. Common practices in one decade can later wind up being totally different the next. Sometimes, what was once thought to be safe or popular can later turn out to be dangerous. That is certainly the case […]
In the 1950s and beyond, asbestos was a substance that was commonly used in the manufacture of a diverse range of products. In addition to construction materials, asbestos was also used in domestic materials such as tiles. Now that the dangerous nature of asbestos is known, it is no longer used in manufacturing products. However, […]
General Electric has been a major employer in the Louisville area for some time. Quite a few people commute to Appliance Park every day to clock in for work. Most of those people expect to bring home a decent living wage, as well as benefits that improve the quality of life for their family members. […]