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Chemical Plant Workers

Chemical Plant Occupations Known for Asbestos Exposure

Chemical plant owners across the country were aware of the dangers associated with asbestos exposure for some time before they were finally forced to discontinue the use of asbestos and remedy the placement of the material in existing machinery.

Many of our clients are chemical plant workers who were exposed to asbestos during the course of their work and as a result now suffer from asbestosis, lung cancer, or mesothelioma. At The Throneberry Law Group we have one mission, which is obtain compensation for asbestos exposure victims and their families to cover their medical bills, pain and suffering, and more.

Some of the chemicals plants that are known to have used asbestos include Chevron Phillips, Dow Chemical Company, DuPont, Durez Corporation, General Electric Company, Hooker Chemical Plant, Monsanto Chemical Plant, Rogers Corporation, Rostone Incorporated, Union Carbide Corporation, and Westinghouse Corporation.

There are many different types of workers at these chemicla plants who were exposed to asbestos, and whose family members were exposed secondarily. Some of the clients whom we have helped obtain compensation include those who held the following positions:

  • Ash Puller
  • Assembler
  • Bale Press Operator
  • Boiler Inspector
  • Boiler Maker
  • Boiler Operator
  • Brick Mason
  • Burner
  • Butler Pit Operator
  • Cable Puller
  • Carpenter
  • Cement Finisher
  • Chemical Operator
  • Chemical Worker
  • Chemist
  • Chipper
  • Crane Operator
  • Doff Crew
  • Drill Repairman
  • Dry Cleaner
  • Dryer Operator
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Electrician
  • Engineer
  • Fireman
  • Foreman
  • Forklift Operator
  • Furnace Installer
  • Furnace Repairman
  • Gauger
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Helper
  • Inspector
  • Instrument Fitter
  • Instrument Technician
  • Insulator
  • Iron Worker
  • Kiln Operator
  • Lab Technician
  • Laborer
  • Lagger
  • Lathe Operator
  • Lay operator
  • Leadman
  • Machine Operator
  • Machinist
  • Maintenance Electrician
  • Maintenance Mechanic
  • Maintenance Supervisor
  • Material Scheduler
  • Mechanical Craftsman
  • Millwright
  • Mixer
  • Molder
  • Oiler
  • Operating Engineer
  • Operator
  • Packer
  • Painter
  • Pipe Cutter
  • Pipe Fitter
  • Plumber
  • Poolman
  • Powerhouse Employee
  • Press Operator
  • Process Operator
  • Production Operator
  • Production Worker
  • Rigger
  • Sampler
  • Sandblaster
  • Sheet Metal Worker
  • Spinner Cutter
  • Stationary Engineer
  • Steam Fitter
  • Still Cleaner
  • Storeroom Clerk
  • Superintendent
  • Supervisor
  • Technician
  • Tester
  • Utilityman
  • Warehouseman
  • Weighmaster
  • Welder
Asbestos Used at Chemical Plants

Workers at chemical plants were exposed to asbestos in a number of ways, including the following:

  • Building material: Building materials at chemical plants contained asbestos, including molding compounds, paint films, and sealants.
  • Machinery: Due to its heat and fire-resistant properties, asbestos is able to withstand certain chemical reactions. For this reason, the substance was utilized in various types of equipment found at chemical plants including boilers, furnaces, pipes, pumps, and valves.
  • Products: A number of the products created at chemical plants contained asbestos including cookware, deodorants, food storage containers, hairspray, toothpaste, and protective clothing fabric.
  • Protective clothing: Asbestos is capable of protecting workers from heat as well as a flames. As a result, asbestos was placed in numerous types of protective clothing that was worn by chemical workers.
Speak With an Experienced Mesothelioma Lawyer Today

If you are a chemical plant worker who was diagnosed with mesothelioma or another asbestos exposure-related condition, contact us today by calling 888-506-1131. You can also schedule a free initial consultation with us online.

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