Occupations at Risk for Asbestos Exposure

Products and materials containing asbestos have been manufactured in the U.S. since the late 19th century, and nearly every generation alive today has a high probability of asbestos exposure. Some occupations have a higher risk of asbestos exposure than others.

We represent people across the U.S. who have experienced asbestos exposure in high-risk occupations, often visiting clients in their homes to cater to their individual needs.

Occupations at Risk

Asbestos-related diseases and conditions can take decades to show warning signs or symptoms. Our law firm regularly helps workers who have held the following occupations:

  • A 
  • Aerospace engineers 
  • Aircraft manufacturers 
  • Aircraft mechanics 
  • Appliance installers 
  • Asbestos plant workers 
  • Asbestos textile workers 
  • Auto mechanics 
  • Auto plant workers 
  • Auto shop workers
  • B
  • Blacksmiths
  • Boiler mechanics
  • Boilermakers
  • Brake mechanics
  • Brick masons
  • Bulldozer operators
  • C
  • Cabinetmakers
  • Carpenters
  • Cement plant workers
  • Chemical technicians
  • Civil engineers
  • Clothing ironers and pressers
  • Construction workers
  • Crane operators
  • Custodians
  • D
  • Demolition and wrecking
  • Draftsmen
  • Drill press operators
  • Drywallers
  • E
  • Electrical linemen
  • Electrical engineers
  • Electricians
  • Engineers
  • Excavation operators
  • F
  • Factory workers
  • Firefighters
  • Forge men
  • Freight handlers
  • Furnace men
  • G   
  • Garage workers  
  • Gas station attendants   
  • Grinding machine operatives
  • H 
  • Hairdressers 
  • HVAC mechanics
  • I 
  • Industrial engineers
  • Industrial plant workers
  • Insulation plant workers
  • Insulators
  • Insurance agents
  • Iron workers
  • J 
  • Jewelers 
  • Job and die setters
  • L
  • Lab scientists
  • Laborers
  • Laggers
  • Locomotive engineers
  • Loggers  
  • Longshoremen
  • Loom fixers
  • M 
  • Machinists
  • Maintenance workers
  • Masonry workers
  • Mechanical engineers
  • Merchant mariners
  • Metal lathers
  • Military personnel
  • Millwrights
  • Mixing operatives
  • Molders
  • O
  • Oil refinery workers
  • Operating engineers
  • P
  • Painters
  • Paper mill workers
  • Phenolic resin plant workers
  • Pipefitters 
  • Plasterers 
  • Plumbers 
  • Power plant workers
  • R 
  • Railroad workers 
  • Railroad engineers 
  • Refinery workers 
  • Refractory plant workers
  • Road machine operators
  • Rollers and finishers
  • Roofers and slaters
  • Rubber workers
  • S
  • Sailors
  • Sawyers
  • School employees
  • Sculptors
  • Sheet metal workers
  • Ship officers
  • Ship pilots
  • Ship pursers
  • Ship builders
  • Shipfitters
  • Ship scrappers
  • Shipyard workers
  • Stationary engineers
  • Steamfitters
  • Steelworkers
  • Stevedores
  • Stonemasons
  • Structural metal craftsmen
  • T
  • Teachers
  • Technicians
  • Telephone installers
  • Telephone linemen
  • Telephone repair workers
  • Textile mill workers
  • Textile operatives
  • Tile setters
  • Tinsmiths
  • Tool and die makers
  • V
  • Veterans
  • W
  • Weavers
  • Welders and flame-cutters

If you or a family member are or have ever been employed in one of these jobs or industries, we would advise you to seek expert medical evaluation for asbestos-related disease. You may have been exposed to asbestos without realizing it.

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If you suspect that you or a family member were exposed to asbestos on the job or anywhere else, please contact us. We are ready to discuss your legal needs.

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