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Workplace Injury – Asbestos Exposure

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), 1.3 million people in the U.S. work every day in an environment  where they are regularly exposed to large amounts of asbestos.

For many years now asbestos (a known carcinogen) has been linked to the development of serious health problems, including lung cancer, colorectal and gastrointestinal cancer and mesothelioma. As such, OSHA, along with other workplace safety agencies, carefully monitor and regulate exposure to asbestos in the workplace. Regulations mandate that employers limit employees' risks for developing health problems as a result of exposure to significant levels of asbestos.

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