Before the danger of asbestos was public knowledge, many victims were exposed at their place of work and found out years later that this exposure was responsible for a mesothelioma diagnosis. Asbestos exposure accounts for 1 in every 3 deaths from occupational cancer.
Even today as many as 1.3 million people in the US go to a workplace where they are exposed to significant amounts of asbestos. Protect yourself from asbestos exposure in your workplace and make sure that your building has pass inspection for asbestos. Visit these resources if you would like to know more about asbestos in the workplace: