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High Risk Occupation: Miners

Asbestos is a naturally-occurring mineral within our earth, once coveted for its properties of insulation, heat and fire resistance, strength, and durability. In the 1970's the dangers of exposure to asbestos in its raw form started to become public knowledge. While workers of all kinds were exposed to asbestos, miners handled the substance in its most dangerous form.