Search Site
Industries & Occupations

Industries & Occupations Resulting in Exposure to Asbestos in Philadelphia and Nationwide

Nass Cancelliere lawyers provide the information you need to know

It is well known that individuals who worked in specific industries— even for short periods of time — have an increased likelihood of contracting asbestos-related diseases. Workers who were employed at any of the following locations are far more likely to have been exposed to asbestos:

  • Shipyards
  • Oil refineries
  • Commercial, industrial or residential construction sites
  • Steel mills
  • Chemical plants
  • Power plants
  • Heavy industries
  • Mechanics’ shops
  • Asbestos manufacturing plants

Certain occupations can lead to asbestos exposure

Individuals who worked in the following occupations more likely to develop mesothelioma, asbestosis, lung cancer and other cancers caused by asbestos include:

  • U.S. Navy personnel
  • Steel mill workers
  • Insulators
  • Pipefitters
  • Plumbers
  • Bricklayers
  • Electricians
  • Automobile mechanics
  • Boilermakers
  • Carpenters
  • Welders
  • Painters
  • Maritime workers
  • Miners and drillmen
  • Building inspectors
  • Construction laborers
  • Aerospace workers
  • Railroad workers
  • Metal craftsmen
  • Firefighters
  • Custodians
  • Hairdressers

Be responsible with your health — and your financial security

If you were employed in any industries associated with asbestos, you should be especially vigilant when it comes to seeking medical attention if there are any changes in your health. A positive diagnosis of a medical condition caused by asbestos exposure requires prompt care from a skilled healthcare professional, which should then be followed up by consultations with lawyers to determine whether you can sue those who exposed you to asbestos for your medical bills, pain and suffering, and more.

Contact a Pennsylvania legal team today

If you have asbestosis, mesothelioma, lung cancer or another type of cancer and have been exposed to asbestos, reach out to Nass Cancelliere by completing the Contact Us form on this website or by selecting the Live Chat button on any website page.

You can also reach NCB by phone toll free at 855-546-8200, or by calling your local NCB office directly (local phone numbers are listed at the bottom of this page) to explore your legal options. We offer free initial consultations to all potential clients.

Nass Cancelliere works with clients from Pennsylvania, New Jersey and Delaware as well as people throughout the United States who were exposed to asbestos in these states.

Contact us

Quick Contact Form