Asbestos Articles

Asbestos Exposure in Shipyards

Many Americans were exposed to asbestos during their work in our nation’s shipyards.

What is Asbestos?

Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral which can cause mesothelioma.

Asbestos Diseases

The most common asbestos related diseases include mesothelioma, asbestosis and lung cancer.

Asbestos Uses & Products

Asbestos was commonly used for decades in building construction products, brake linings for automobiles, trains and aircraft, and in fireproofing.