There are many occupations at risk for exposure to asbestos on the job. Exposure to asbestos at work occurs mostly within blue collar trades, and some of those most at risk for exposure at work include electricians.
We often hear of employers being fined for asbestos violations on the job, but do you ever wonder who enforces those laws and regulations that are so often broken? Put into place by the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), these regulations have been put into place to protect employees from asbestos exposure while at work.
Two New York men were sentenced to 21 months in prison after improperly cleaning up and disposing of asbestos materials in the city of Malone.
Drywallers are just some of those at risk for asbestos exposure at work, but why?
We talk about occupational exposure to asbestos being a big problem on our blog, but what about the exposure that happens within the home? While asbestos materials, like insulation and flooring, have been worked into homes and may not pose a threat, some of the most dangerous asbestos products might be sitting out in your bathroom at this very moment.
A $124,741 grant was recently awarded to the Texas Department of State Health Services by the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) to help reduce asbestos exposure in public and private schools.