Who is at risk for developing an asbestos-related disease?
Asbestos exposure related disease affect all walks of life. Family members of workers once exposed to asbestos are also at risk of developing an asbestos related disease. Workers with a high rate of asbestos exposure include insulators, boiler makers, railroad workers, pipefitters, industrial maintentance mechanics, painters, construction workers, welders, laborers and electricians. The higher the level of asbestos exposure and the longer the duration of exposure, increases the risk of a worker developing a related disease.