Top 10 Industries at Risk for Asbestos Exposure

For many years, industries used asbestos for a wide range of uses and applications. The inert material became a valuable asset in the field of industrial chemistry. Asbestos is resistant to extreme temperatures and most chemicals. It does not evaporate into the air, nor dissolve in water. It has no smell or odor and does not migrate through soil. In short, it appeared to be a wondrous material with limitless practical uses. However, as the research began to show the dangers of inhaling asbestos fibers on the job site, it became clear that there were many employees working in industries at risk for asbestos exposure.
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