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Shipyard Jobs & Asbestos

Shipyard and Maritime Occupational Asbestos Exposure Asbestos Exposure in Shipbuilding

The Throneberry Law Group represents former shipyard and maritime workers throughout the United States who have developed mesothelioma or asbestosis or lung cancer from their maritime or shipyard days. We provide compassionate support for the traumatic diagnosis and aggressive representation to secure medical coverage and monetary damages from those responsible.

Shipyard and Maritime Workers

Because of its insulation and fireproofing qualities, asbestos was widely used on private and military vessels and in shipbuilding ship yard. The following is a list of shipyard and maritime worker occupations:

Shipyard Occupations at High Risk for Asbestos Exposure
  • Plater
  • Plumber
  • Rodman
  • Turner
  • Crane Operator
  • Truck Loader
  • Pneumatic Tool Operator
  • Pneumatic Helper
  • Riveter
  • Rust Machine Operator
  • Caulker
  • Tool Room Mechanic
  • Cast Ship Mixer
  • Cement Finisher
  • Chipper
  • Combine Shop
  • Pusher
  • Quarterman
  • Cable Puller
  • Weld Checker
  • Welder
  • Coal Engineer
  • Water Tender
  • Cleaner
  • Rivet Bulker
  • Warehouseman
  • Stockman
  • Radiological Technician
  • Production Checker
  • Welder's Helper
  • Process Controlman
  • Ventilator
  • Rigger
  • Coppersmith
  • Chemist
  • Press Operator
  • Quality Control Inspector
  • Apprentice Fitter
  • Production Controller
  • Shipyard Worker
  • Design Specialist
  • Sprayer
  • Technician
  • Bolier Tester
  • Specifications Supervisor
  • Sketcher
  • Ship's Test Operator
  • Shop Repairman
  • Boiler Operator
  • Shipyard Tooler
  • Test Engineer
  • Shipyard Dump Keeper
  • Shipyard Clerk
  • Shipwright
  • Senior Bay Foreman
  • Shrinker
  • Steel Dipper
  • Boiler Tender
  • Striker
  • Straightener
  • Storekeeper
  • Supervisor
  • Boilermaker
  • Boilermaker Helper
  • Steel Worker
  • Steam Machinist
  • Sweeper
  • Steel Checker
  • Tacker
  • Tank Cleaner
  • Steamfitter
  • Tank Tester
  • Boiler Coverers
  • Steelfitter
  • Senior Analyst
  • Butler Pit Operator
  • Tile Mechanic
  • Blacksmith
  • Tool Control
  • Sheetmetal Worker
  • Stripheater
  • Shiptender
  • Ship's Inspector
  • Ship Maintenance Mechanic
  • Scaler
  • Scaffold Foreman
  • Tool Room
  • Captain
  • Tool Room Machinist
  • Sandblaster
  • Sheetmetal Fabricator
  • Burner
  • Boat Operator
  • Plasterer
  • Shipfitters Clerk
  • Shipfitter
  • Bricklayer
  • Shipbuilder
  • Ship cleaner
  • Ship Supervisor
  • Ship Inspector
  • Boat Builder
  • Ship Superintendent
  • Ship Scaler
  • Ship Room Operations
  • Ship Repairman
  • Ship Repair
  • Carpenter
  • Ship Surveyor
  • Naval Architect
  • Nuclear Power Inspector
  • Leader Man
  • Field Engineer
  • Naval Plant Maintenance
  • Naval Engineer
  • Loftsman
  • Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic
  • Erector
  • Molder
  • Liftman
  • Heavy Duty Mechanic
  • Mold Loft Worker
  • Lineman
  • Lagger
  • Hod Carrier
  • Operations Specialist
  • Engine Fitter
  • Hydraulic mechanic
  • Engine Room Mechanic
  • Hull Maitenance Technician
  • Hull Foreman
  • Engine Room Steam Crew
  • Estimator
  • Engine Room Wiper
  • Oil burner Serviceman
  • Engineer
  • Lather
  • Maintenance
  • Equipment Operator
  • Hot Blast Man
  • Millwright
  • Engine Room supervisor
  • Marine Engineer
  • Material Handler
  • Material Analyst
  • Machinist
  • Machinist Helper
  • Marker
  • Fireman
  • Marine Machinist
  • Material Supervisor
  • Marine Electrician
  • Marine Carpenter
  • Grinder
  • Marine Bull Wiper
  • Maintenance
  • General Foreman
  • Marine Painter
  • Heat Treater
  • Fireroom
  • Firewatcher
  • Longshoreman
  • Merchant Sea Chipper
  • Fleet Worker
  • Mechanic's Helper
  • Material Runner
  • Design Specialist
  • Foundry worker
  • Forger
  • Mechanic
  • Forklift Operator
  • Machine Operator
  • Materials Clerk
  • Hull Department Supervisor
  • Mechanical Fitter
  • Joiner
  • Dockman
  • Pipefitter's helper
  • Pipe Coverer
  • Iron Worker
  • Installer
  • Draftsman
  • Electric Tester
  • Insulation
  • Piece Work Counter
  • Pipe Hanger
  • Insulation Helper
  • Janitor
  • Installer Refrigeration/HVAC equipment
  • Ordnance Equipment Mechanic
  • Pipefitter
  • Oiler
  • Dry Dock
  • Insulator's Helper
  • Pipe Welder
  • Drill Press operator
  • Pipe Foreman
  • Electrician
  • Painter
  • Electronic Mechanic
  • Physical Tester
  • Electronic Technician
  • Diesel Mechanic
  • Inspector
  • Outside Machinist
  • Insulator
  • Laborer
  • Pattern Maker
  • Insulation Machinist
  • Electrician Helper
Maritime Occupations at High Risk for Asbestos Exposure
  • Caulker
  • Lagger
  • Licensed Electrical Engineer
  • Plumber
  • Insulator
  • Third Engineer
  • Construction Mechanic
  • Third Operating Mechanic
  • Boiler Operator
  • Pipefitter
  • Chief Engineer
  • Fireman
  • Water Tender
  • Maintenance
  • Licensed Engineer
  • Boilertender
  • Oiler
  • Deck Engine Mechanic
  • Qualified Mechanic Engine Department
  • Wiper
  • Shipfitter
  • Captain
  • Deckhand
  • Engineman
  • Tankerman
  • Steamfitter
  • Boilermaker
  • Pumpman
  • Shipwright
  • Electrician
  • Fireman/Watertender
  • Millwright
  • Refrigeration Engineer
  • Engine Room Mechanic
  • Sheet Metal Worker
  • Stoker
  • Engine Maintenance Man
Client Reviews
★★★★★
You are the reason my mother was able to cope with losing a loved one. You and your staff are always helpful and go above and beyond to help. You have been great to my family and especially my mother. My mother would always come out of your office with a peace of mind. R.S.
★★★★★
We are so appreciative of the results Michael Throneberry got for us! Michael Throneberry and the attorneys we worked with were focused on our peace of mind and seemed to care for my family and me as if we were family. They truly get it. We were thrilled with the result and would recommend this firm to anyone. M.S.
★★★★★
During one of my family's darkest and trying times, Michael Throneberry was there to provide help. His personal experience with mesothelioma made certain that he advised us like family. Thank you, you are wonderful. Do yourself a favor and let him help you during this trying time. He is a true 10 on a scale of 1 to 10. T.S.
★★★★★
Michael Throneberry gave me a whole new outlook on attorneys'! A very caring person who was more concerned with my health than a case. Truly unexpected! He explained possible conditions in english and even found the right doctors in my area. Prepared me for the right questions to ask the doctors so that I can understand my illness better. A great person and a great human being! Thank you. Greg