Secondary Asbestos Exposure: Who Knew?

Until U.S. asbestos use was halted in the 1970’s, the families of workers exposed to asbestos at their jobsites received frequent doses of secondary exposure.

father and daughter hugging

Whether it was from a ‘welcome-home’ hug or the laundry to be done during the week, secondary exposure is a main cause of mesothelioma and other asbestos-related diseases.

If you or a loved one has been affected by secondary asbestos exposure, please share your story with us in a comment below.

Original Image “I love my father as the stars…” by Yvette T., modified under CC-BY