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Whether you are a Navy veteran who frequently worked around asbestos in a shipyard or a former factory worker tasked with making asbestos products, you should be vigilant in monitoring the dangerous effects this exposure could have on your health

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An analysis of air sampling data in four industries shows breathable asbestos levels well above limits set by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA). OSHA established in the late 1980s a permissible workplace exposure limit of 0.2 fibers per

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A new analysis by the Environmental Working Group (EWG) finds that asbestos kills significantly more Americans each year than previously estimated—and the actual asbestos death toll may be much higher. Using data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

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TESTIMONY BEFORE United States Senate Committee on the Judiciary by Philip J. Landrigan, MD, MSc, DIH Professor of Occupational and Environmental Medicine Chairman, Department of Community and Preventive Medicine Professor of Pediatrics The Mount Sinai School of Medicine “A Fair

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A recent study in the International Journal of Occupational and Environmental Health suggests that automobile mechanics and car service technicians may be at risk of developing mesothelioma from exposure to asbestos-containing brake dust. Malignant mesothelioma is an aggressive type of

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