Asbestos exposure and cancer
Professional sector, which includes exposure to asbestos mining and use of asbestos because of its properties.
- The extraction unit
- Isolation (in the building, manufacturing of industrial furnaces for heat and cold production equipment yards) and isolation (fireproofing products containing asbestos is prohibited since 1977)
- The use of asbestos in thermal protection (gloves, aprons, beads, blankets ...) in various industries: shipbuilding, steel, foundry, glass manufacturing and construction.
Those who have worked directly with asbestos or asbestos products, but the greatest risk of developing mesothelioma, mesothelioma has been reported that some individuals who have minimal exposure.
Occupations with a high risk of developing mesothelioma cancer:
- Joinery iron
- Builders of the chassis of the car
- gas technician
- Workers in the building
- The steel
- Sheet Metal Workers