Asbestos Occupations & Trades

The following industrial occupations are traditionally associated with high levels of asbestos exposure:

Aerospace and Missile Production Workers

Aircraft

  • Manufacturing Production Workers
  • Mechanics

Automobile

  • Brake and Clutch Manufacturing and Assembly Workers
  • Manufacturing Production Workers
  • Mechanics

Boilermakers

Chemical Workers

Construction/Demolition

  • Bricklayers
  • Building Engineers
  • Carpenters
  • Cement and Masonry Workers
  • Demolition and Wrecking Crews
  • Drywallers
  • HVAC Mechanics
  • Laborers
  • Plasterers
  • Roofers
  • Steelworkers and Ironworkers
  • Tile/Linoleum Installers
  • Welders

Custodians

Electrical/Electricians

Insulators

Lab Analysts and Technicians

Machinists

Maritime

  • Coastguardsmen
  • Longshoremen
  • Merchant Mariners
  • Shipyard Workers including Electricians, Insulators, Laborers, Laggers, Painters, Pipefitters, Maintenance Workers and Welders
  • U.S. Navy Personnel

Plant/Mill Workers

  • Asbestos Textile Mill Workers
  • Building Material Products Manufacturers
  • Cement Plant Production Workers
  • Chemical Plant Workers
  • Packing and Gasket Manufacturing Plant Workers
  • Paper Plant and Paper Mill Workers
  • Protective Clothing and Glove Manufacturers
  • Refractory Products Plant Workers
  • Rubber Workers, including Tire Makers and Hose Makers
  • Warehouse Workers

Pipefitters

Powerhouse Workers

Railroad

  • Car Mechanics and Rebuilders
  • Locomotive Mechanics
  • Maintenance Personnel
  • Workers

Refinery Workers

Sheetmetal Workers

Steamfitters

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