People from all over the world face various health risks worldwide for safety and health on 28 April, which was created by the International Labor Organization (ILO) in 2003 to increase awareness of international diseases and injuries. ILO estimates that more than 2 million people die every year from business injuries or illness, with better safety and preventive measures, these numbers can definitely fall down
A major hazard faces many workers – many people also feel unhealthy – asbestos asbestos is a mineral which is widely used in the world because its stability and heat resistance are estimated by the World Health Organization (WHO) that approximately 125 million People are exposed to asbestos at work every year.
Asbestos can cause many diseases, including mesothelioma, even the smallest amount of risk is considered unsafe, in their last estimate, WHO cited 107,000 deaths due to asbestos related illnesses due to business risks. .
World Day for safety and health at work is the perfect opportunity to raise awareness of defensive business hazards such as asbestos, and helps end these critical illnesses.
Need to stop asbestos exposure
Asbestos is a natural mineral that has long been constructed in construction, vehicle parts, flame protector clothing and various consumer goods. It has become a known material in so many industries because its so-called miraculous properties are, at the top of being cheap
But until the 1920s, this widely used health risk is used when asbestos gets disturbed, it releases microbial fibers in the air, people with disturbing asbestos exposure in those fibers, or those working around Can cause serious illnesses.
Symptoms of asbestos exposure can be visible from 10 to 50 years. Over time, breathing fibers disturb the lungs, stomach or heart lining. The body can not break the durable fibers, so burning sensation and irritation can occur, and finally the tumor.
Asbestos is the number one cause in the United States, it can cause lung cancer and more rare mesothelioma, as well as other serious diseases. Preventing Exposure Should Be Seriously Longer delay time after exposure often prevents mesothelioma from detecting rapidly. This means that many patients are not diagnosed when it is already advanced on a stage. Patients are usually told that they have only 12 to 21 months
Open Worker for Asbestos
Because the formation of asbestos was used so widely in various other areas, countless people are being exposed to poison at work, whether they work directly with mineral or not.
Some businesses have very high risk of exposure to asbestos. According to statistics, mechanics, electricians, firefighters, and construction workers, it has been estimated that more than 1.3 million construction workers are exposed to asbestos containing materials every year, in addition to this, the families of workers in these areas also face the risks associated with toxicity. If the fibers are brought home on any clothing or appliances
Asbestos was also widely used in veterans, vehicles, planes and ships during military branches. Navy veterans in particular have to face a high risk because the ships are alive and working in large quantities of asbestos in the tight quarters, so any damaged asbestos in the air can be more concentrated. Older mesothelioma is about one-third of the diagnosis
The average employee can also be at risk. Prior to 1980, asbestos somewhere in the old buildings and schools somewhere, though it is not an immediate threat, as long as the content containing asbestos is in good condition, it is important to know about the office space that can disturb the asbestos. is.
Support for workers to diagnose mesothelioma
Workers who come in front of asbestos at work and later should know about their legal rights to diagnose mesothelioma or other asbestos related diseases, usually with poor diagnosis, mesothelioma patients face special treatment costs. For those asbestos victims, there are opportunities to get financial support.
Workers’ compensation is one of the worst things it can help to replace lost wages as well as medical bills. Each state has its own rules, including those