Excessive exposure to asbestos can lead to dreadful diseases like Mesothelioma. For 50 years, several research studies have discovered the dangers enabled with inhaling of asbestos powder. From 1979 -2001, more than 230,000 deaths were recorded with asbestos exposure as the main reason for deaths.
The consumption of asbestos in the United States for the year 2011 is increased by 35% when compared to asbestos consumption in 2010. Most of the individuals get exposed to asbestos either at a workplace or at home. Every day, on an average 30 deaths occur in the United States due to asbestos exposure.
At home, asbestos is typically found in wiring insulation, roofing, tar paper, roof gutters, acoustic ceiling material, cement wallboard, floor tiles and furnace doors etc.
certain industries where the individuals are more exposed to asbestos include manufacturing, construction, tradesmen and power plant industry. From the recent medical survey, it was determined that 90% of mesothelioma diseases have occurred to asbestos exposure.