Asbestos exposure was common for workers in power plants built prior to 2000. If you or a loved one developed mesothelioma or another asbestos-related illness while working in a power plant, you may be entitled to compensation from the power company, the manufacturers and suppliers of the asbestos product, and the contractors that disturbed asbestos-containing products. Get in touch with a workplace asbestos exposure lawyer to learn more about claims involving power plants.
Asbestos in Power Plants
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Power companies made widespread use of asbestos due to its durability and ability to withstand heat. The following are examples of asbestos exposure in power plants:
- Insulation: Asbestos was commonly used in pipe and block insulation.
- Construction: Asbestos products were used in concrete, fireproofing, joint compounds, plaster, and other building materials.
- Pipes and plumbing: Asbestos was used to cover pipes, boilers, generators, and electric wires, and in gaskets and packing.
- Clothing: Some workers wore protective gloves and clothing containing asbestos.
- Asbestos blankets: Blankets containing asbestos were used for fire barriers.
- Asbestos removal and demolition: Improper asbestos removal and demolition of older power plants can result in workers being exposed to asbestos.
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Our mesothelioma attorneys have helped asbestos victims for more than 35 years. If you or a family member is suffering from an asbestos-related disease after workplace exposure at a power plant, contact our team of California-based lawyers to learn more about how we can help you.