Some of the jobs that carry the highest risk of asbestos exposure to workers include the shipping industry, maritime industry, military, mining, manufacturing, firefighting, oil refineries, and plants. Click on each toggle button below to see the jobs that are most likely to expose workers to asbestos organized by industry.

Aerospace/Aviation
  • Aviation Electrician
  • Aviation Mechanic
  • Pipefitter
  • Steamfitter
  • Welder
Asbestos Abatement
  • Abatement Worker
  • Ripout
Asbestos Mining
  • Bagger
  • Blaster
  • Blender
  • Car Loader
  • Crusher Operator
  • Driller
  • Dryer Operator
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Laboratory Technician
  • Laborer
  • Mill Operator
  • Miner
  • Pack Hauler
  • Packer
  • Palletizer
  • Truck Driver
  • Weaver
  • Welder
Asbestos Products Manufacturing
  • Aluminum Worker
  • Asbestos Worker
  • Assembly Line Worker
  • Bag Opener
  • Bale Roller
  • Beaterman
  • Boilermaker
  • Carder of Asbestos Yarn
  • Crusher
  • Cutter
  • Design Engineer
  • Electrician
  • Fabricator
  • Foreman
  • Forklift Operator
  • Hopper Loader
  • Laborer
  • Loader
  • Machine Operator
  • Maintenance Mechanic
  • Millwright
  • Mixer
  • Molder
  • Operator
  • Patcher
  • Pipefitter
  • Pipefitter
  • Plant Worker
  • Plumber
  • Production Engineer
  • Production Worker
  • Puncher
  • Runner
  • Salesman
  • Saw Operator
  • Sheetmetal Worker
  • Spinner of Asbestos Cloths
  • Steamfitter
  • Stock Preparation
  • Supervisor
  • Tow Motor Driver
  • Troubleshooter
  • Truck Driver
  • Warehouseman
  • Weaver
  • Welder
Automotive/Mechanical Friction
  • Auto Mechanic
  • Brake and Clutch Repairman
  • Brake Mechanic
  • Clutch Assembler
  • Foundry Worker
  • Grinder
  • Pipefitter
Chemical Industry & Manufacturing Jobs
  • Ash Puller
  • Assembler
  • Bale Press Operator
  • Boiler Inspector
  • Boilermaker
  • Boiler Operator
  • Boilermaker
  • 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
  • Pipefitter
  • Plumber
  • Poolman
  • Powerhouse Employee
  • Press Operator
  • Process Operator
  • Production Operator
  • Production Worker
  • Rigger
  • Sampler
  • Sandblaster
  • Sheetmetal Worker
  • Spinner Cutter
  • Stationary Engineer
  • Steamfitter
  • Still Cleaner
  • Storeroom Clerk
  • Superintendent
  • Supervisor
  • Technician
  • Tester
  • Utility Man
  • Warehouseman
  • Weighmaster
  • Welder
Construction Worker Positions
  • Acoustical Worker
  • Air Conditioning Mechanic
  • Boilermaker
  • Brick Mason
  • Burner
  • Cable Splicer
  • Carpenter
  • Ceiling Tile Installer
  • Chipper
  • Crane Operator
  • Demolition Worker
  • Drywall Taper
  • Drywall Hanger
  • Electrical Technician
  • Electrician
  • Elevator Installation & Service
  • Floor Tile and Linoleum Layer
  • Foreman
  • Forklift Operator
  • Glass Worker
  • Heating Technician
  • Helper
  • Hod Carrier
  • HVAC Installer
  • HVAC Serviceman
  • Inspector
  • Insulator
  • Ironworker
  • Joiner
  • Laborer
  • Lagger
  • Lather
  • Machinist
  • Maintenance Mechanic
  • Metal Lather
  • Millwright
  • Neon Tube Bender
  • Pipe Coverer
  • Pipe Fitter
  • Pipe Layer
  • Plasterer
  • Plumber
  • Ripout
  • Roofer
  • Sandblaster
  • Sheetmetal Mechanic
  • Sheetmetal Worker
  • Soundproofing Installer
  • Sprinkler Fitter
  • Steamfitter
  • Supervisor
  • Tile Layer
  • Truck Driver
  • Welder
  • Wire Puller
Iron & Steel Industry Jobs
  • Anglesmith
  • Assembly Worker
  • Bar Shearman
  • Batter operator
  • Belt Operator
  • Binder Changer
  • Boilermaker
  • Boiler Operator
  • Boiler Tender
  • Braiser
  • Brick Mason
  • Burner
  • Carpenter
  • Caster
  • Chipper
  • Cleanup Man
  • Compact Operator
  • Construction Crew
  • Core Room Worker
  • Crane Operator
  • Crane Repairman
  • Die Cast Operator
  • Equipment Operator
  • Flame Cutter
  • Foiler
  • Foreman
  • Forger
  • Forklift operator
  • Foundry Worker
  • Furnace Operator
  • Furnace Worker
  • Galvinizer
  • Gas Welder
  • Gauger
  • Grinder
  • Heat Treater
  • Hot Top Maker
  • Industrial Engineer
  • Inspector
  • Instrument Technician
  • Insulator
  • Inventory Clerk
  • Iron Pourer
  • Iron Worker
  • Janitor
  • Kiln (Tender/Builder)
  • Kiln Worker
  • Laborer
  • Lathe Operator
  • Loader
  • Longshoreman
  • Machine Operator
  • Machinist
  • Magazine Operator
  • Maintenance Electrician
  • Maintenance Man
  • Maintenance Mechanic
  • Mechanic
  • Melt Shop
  • Metallurgical Inspector
  • Millman
  • Millwright
  • Mold Maker
  • Moulder
  • Muller Operator
  • Nozzle Setter
  • Oiler
  • Open Hearth Worker
  • Operator
  • Oven Operator
  • Packer/Loader
  • Painter
  • Pipe Carrier
  • Pipe Grinder
  • Pipe Racker
  • Pipe Tester
  • Pipe Welder
  • Pipefitter
  • Pipemill worker
  • Plasterer Tender
  • Plumber
  • Pot Room Attendant (ironsteel)
  • Powerhouse Operator
  • Pressman
  • Production Worker
  • Pusher
  • Rigger
  • Role Press Operator
  • Roll Turner
  • Room Worker
  • Sandblaster
  • Scaleman
  • Scarfer
  • Scheduler
  • Scrap Classifier
  • Shake Out Operator
  • Shearman
  • Sheet Metal Mechanic
  • Sheet Metal Supervisor
  • Shipping
  • Skimmer
  • Slagger
  • Steamfitter
  • Steel Erector
  • Steel Pourer
  • Steel Worker
  • Steelman
  • Stove Tender
  • Sweeper
  • Tinner
  • Tool Maker
  • Tower Crane Operator
  • Trackman
  • Tractor Operator
  • Transport man
  • Turbine Mechanic
  • Utility Man
  • Warehouseman
  • Welder
  • Welder Instructor
  • Wireman
Longshore Industry Jobs
  • Boilermaker
  • Burner
  • Insulator
  • Ironworker
  • Mechanic
  • Molder
  • Pipefitter
  • Roustabout
  • Shipfitter
  • Shipyard Laborer
  • Steamfitter
  • Steelworker
  • Stevedore
  • Welder
Maritime Industry
  • Boiler Operator
  • Boilermaker
  • Boilertender
  • Captain
  • Caulker
  • Chief Engineer
  • Construction Mechanic
  • Deck Engine Mechanic
  • Deckhand
  • Electrician
  • Engine Maintenance Man
  • Engine Room Mechanic
  • Engineman
  • Fireman
  • Fireman/Watertender
  • Insulator
  • Lagger
  • Licensed Electrical Engineer
  • Licensed Engineer
  • Maintenance
  • Millwright
  • Oiler
  • Pipefitter
  • Plumber
  • Pumpman
  • Qualified Mechanic Engine Department
  • Refrigeration Engineer
  • Sheet Metal Worker
  • Shipfitter
  • Shipwright
  • Steamfitter
  • Stoker
  • Tankerman
  • Third Engineer
  • Third Operating Mechanic
  • Watertender
  • Wiper
Military
  • Boiler Operator
  • Boiler Tender
  • Boilermaker
  • Engine Room Mechanic
  • Engineman
  • Fireman
  • Lagger
  • Machinist
  • Mechanics Mate
  • Pipefitter
  • Plumber
  • Power Engineer
  • Shipfitter
  • Steamfitter
  • Submarine Engineerman
  • Water Tender
  • Welder
Non-Asbestos Products Manufacturing
  • Air Conditioning/Heating Mfg. Worker
  • Asbestos Furniture Worker
  • Boiler Mechanic Helper
  • Boiler Operator
  • Boiler Tender
  • Boilermaker
  • Boilers Mfg. Plant Worker
  • Brake/Clutch Mfg Worker
  • Brick Layer
  • Brick Room Helper
  • Burner
  • Commercial Elect. Equiq.,Appliance Worker
  • Fitter
  • Forger
  • Furnace Fireman
  • Furnace Helper
  • Furnace Machinist
  • Furnace Manufacturer
  • Furnace Operator
  • Generator/Transformer Mfg Worker
  • Glassblower
  • Industrial Incinerator Worker
  • Insulator
  • Iron Worker
  • Lagger
  • Millwright
  • Molds Manufacturer
  • Neon Sign Manufacturer
  • Neon Signs Worker
  • Oven/Furnace Mfg. Worker
  • Pipe Insulator
  • Pipefitter
  • Plumber
  • Pot Operator
  • Pot Rebuilder
  • Pot Room Production
  • Pot Tender
  • Power Plant Worker
  • Powerhouse Laborer
  • Powerhouse Mechanic
  • Sheet Metal Mechanic
  • Sheetmetal Worker
  • Steamfitter
  • Steelworker
  • Turnaround Man
  • Vinyl Asbestos Floor Tiles Worker
  • Welder
  • Welder Helper
  • X-Ray Operator
Petrochemical Oil & Gas Industry
  • Ash Puller
  • Assembly Worker
  • Bale Press Operator
  • Boiler Inspector
  • Boiler Operator
  • Boiler Washer
  • Boilermaker Worker
  • Brick Mason
  • Burner
  • Butler Pit Operator
  • Byproducts Operator
  • Carpenter
  • Cement Finisher
  • Chemical Operator
  • Chemical Worker
  • Chemist
  • Chipper
  • Compound Mixer
  • Construction Inspector
  • Construction Worker
  • CrackOff
  • Crane Operator
  • Crude Still Foreman
  • Dishwasher
  • Drill Repairman
  • Dryer Foreman
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Electrical Inspector
  • Electrician
  • Field Engineer
  • Field Operator Supervisor
  • Field Worker
  • Fireman
  • Floor Hand
  • Foreman
  • Forklift Operator
  • Furnace Installer
  • Furnace Repairman
  • Gauger
  • General Laborer
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Inspector
  • Installer
  • Instrument Fitter
  • Instrument Technician
  • Insulator
  • Iron Worker
  • Kiln Operator
  • Lagger
  • Lathe Operator
  • Lead Gauger
  • Leadman
  • Machine Operator
  • Machinist
  • Mainenance Foreman
  • Maintenance Electrician
  • Maintenance Mechanic
  • Maintenance Supervisor
  • Material scheduler
  • Mechanical Craftsman
  • Metal Cleaner
  • Millwright
  • Mixer
  • Molder
  • Mud Man
  • Nuclear Inspector
  • Oil Field Worker
  • Operating Engineer
  • Operator
  • Packer
  • Painter
  • Pipe Cutter
  • Pipe Layer
  • Pipefitter
  • Plant Operator
  • Plumber
  • Poolman
  • Pot Fitter
  • Power Engineer
  • Powerhouse Worker
  • Press Operator
  • Process Operator
  • Production Operator
  • Production Worker
  • Pump Room Operator
  • Reactor Plant Worker
  • Refinery Lab Technician
  • Refinery Laborer
  • Rice Parmer
  • Rigger/Assembler
  • Rosin Shed Worker
  • Roughneck
  • Roustabout
  • Sampler
  • Sandblaster
  • Sheet Metal Worker
  • Shift Foreman
  • Shipping
  • Steamfitter
  • Still Cleaner
  • Storeroom Clerk
  • Superintendent
  • Supervisor
  • Technician
  • Tester
  • Utility Man
  • Warehouseman
  • Weighmaster
  • Welder
Railroad
  • Blacksmith
  • Boilermaker
  • Brake Line and Shoe Installer
  • Brake Line and Shoe Repairman
  • Brakeman
  • Burner
  • Car Repairman
  • Fireman
  • Forger
  • Grinder
  • Grinding Room
  • Insulator
  • Lagger
  • Mechanic
  • Oiler
  • Pipe Insulator
  • Pipefitter
  • Plumber
  • Roundhouse Worker
  • RR Car Construction Worker
  • RR Fire Box Installer
  • Steamfitter
  • Welder
  • Worker in Railroad Repair Shop
Shipyard Construction/Repair
  • Apprentice Fitter
  • Blacksmith
  • Boat Builder
  • Boat Operator
  • Boiler Coverers
  • Boiler Operator
  • Boiler Tender
  • Boilermaker
  • Boilermaker Helper
  • Boiler Tester
  • Brick Layer
  • Burner
  • Butler Pit Operator
  • Cable Puller
  • Captain
  • Carpenter
  • Cast Ship Mixer
  • Caulker
  • Cement Finisher
  • Cete Operator
  • Chemist
  • Chipper
  • Cleaner
  • Coal Engineer
  • Combine Shop
  • Coppersmith
  • Crane Operator
  • Design Specialist
  • Diesel Mechanic
  • Dockman
  • Draftsman
  • Drill Press Operator
  • Dry Dock
  • Electric Tester
  • Electrician
  • Electrician Helper
  • Electronic Mechanic
  • Electronic Technician
  • Engine Fitter
  • Engine Room Mechanic
  • Engine Room Steam Crew
  • Engine Room supervisor
  • Engine Room Wiper
  • Engineer
  • Equipment Operator
  • Erector
  • Estimator
  • Field Engineer
  • Fireman
  • Fireroom
  • Firewatcher
  • Fleet Worker
  • Forger
  • Forklift Operator
  • Foundry worker
  • General Foreman
  • Grinder
  • Heat Treater
  • Heavy Duty Mechanic
  • Heavy Mobile Equipment Mechanic
  • Hod Carrier
  • Hot Blast Man
  • Hull Department Supervisor
  • Hull Foreman
  • Hull Maintenance Technician
  • Hydraulic Mechanic
  • Inspector
  • Installer
  • Installer Refrigeration/HVAC equipment
  • Insulation Machinist
  • Insulator
  • Insulator’s Helper
  • Iron Worker
  • Janitor
  • Joiner
  • Laborer
  • Lagger
  • Lather
  • Leaderman
  • Liftman
  • Lineman
  • Loftsman
  • Longshoreman
  • Machine Operator
  • Machinist
  • Machinist Helper
  • Maintenance
  • Maintenance
  • Marine Bull Wiper
  • Marine Carpenter
  • Marine Electrician
  • Marine Engineer
  • Marine Machinist
  • Marine Painter
  • Marker
  • Material Analyst
  • Material Handler
  • Material Runner
  • Material Supervisor
  • Materials Clerk
  • Mechanic
  • Mechanic’s Helper
  • Mechanical Fitter
  • Merchant Sea Chipper
  • Millwright
  • Mold Loft Worker
  • Molder
  • Naval Architect
  • Naval Engineer
  • Naval Plant Maintenance
  • Nuclear Power Inspector
  • Oil burner Serviceman
  • Oiler
  • Operations Specialist
  • Ordnance Equipment Mechanic
  • Outside Machinist
  • Painter
  • Pattern Maker
  • Physical Tester
  • Piecework Counter
  • Pipe Coverer
  • Pipe Foreman
  • Pipe Hanger
  • Pipe Welder
  • Pipefitter
  • Pipefitter’s Helper
  • Plasterer
  • Plater
  • Plumber
  • Pneumatic Helper
  • Pneumatic Tool Operator
  • Press Operator
  • Process Controlman
  • Production Checker
  • Production Controller
  • Pusher
  • Quality Control Inspector
  • Quarterman
  • Radiological Technician
  • Rigger
  • Rivet Bulker
  • Riveter
  • Rodman
  • Rust Machine Operator
  • S/Y Worker
  • Sandblaster
  • Scaffold Foreman
  • Scaler
  • Senior Analyst
  • Senior Bay Foreman
  • Sheet Metal Fabricator
  • Sheet Metal Worker
  • Ship Cleaner
  • Ship Inspector
  • Ship Maintenance Mechanic
  • Ship Repair
  • Ship Repairman
  • Ship Room Operations
  • Ship Scaler
  • Ship Superintendent
  • Ship Supervisor
  • Ship Surveyor
  • Ship’s Inspector
  • Ship’s Test Operator
  • Shipbuilder
  • Shipfitter
  • Shipfitters Clerk
  • Shiptender
  • Shipwright
  • Shipyard Clerk
  • Shipyard Dump Keeper
  • Shipyard Tooler
  • Shipyard Worker
  • Shop Repairman
  • Shrinker
  • Sketcher
  • Specifications Supervisor
  • Sprayer
  • Sr. Design Specialist
  • Steam Machinist
  • Steamfitter
  • Steel Checker
  • Steel Dipper
  • Steel Worker
  • Steelfitter
  • Storekeeper
  • Straightener
  • Striker
  • Stripheater
  • Supervisor
  • Sweeper
  • Tacker
  • Tank Cleaner
  • Tank Tester
  • Technician
  • Test Engineer
  • Tile Mechanic
  • Tool Control
  • Tool Room
  • Tool Room Machinist
  • Tool Room Mechanic
  • Truck Loader
  • Turner
  • Ventilator
  • Warehouseman/Stockman
  • Watertender
  • Weld Checker
  • Welder
  • Welder’s Helper
Textile
  • Boilermaker
  • Iron Worker
  • Maintenance Man
  • Pipe Coverer
Tire & Rubber
  • Ash Handler
  • Boiler Worker
  • Millman
  • Mold Man
  • Painter
  • Pipefitter
  • Plumber
  • Steamfitter
Utilities
  • Ash Puller
  • Assembler
  • B Operator
  • Bale press operator
  • Beamer
  • Boiler Inspector
  • Boiler Operator
  • Boiler Washer
  • Boilermaker
  • Boilermaker Supervisor
  • Brick Layer
  • Burner
  • Butler Pit Operator
  • Byproducts Operator
  • Cable Puller
  • Cable Splicer
  • Carpenter
  • Cell Renewal Leader
  • Cement Finisher
  • Chemical Operator
  • Chief Operator in Pump Room
  • Chipper
  • Compound Mixer
  • Construction Laborer
  • CrackOff
  • Crane Operator
  • Crude Still Foreman
  • Dishwasher
  • Draw Twist
  • Drill Repairman
  • Dry Cleaner
  • Dryer Foreman
  • Electrical Engineer
  • Electrical Inspector
  • Electrician
  • Field Engineer
  • Field Operator Supervisor
  • Final Construction Inspector
  • Fireman
  • Foreman
  • Forklift Operator
  • Furnace Installer
  • Furnace Repairman
  • Gauger
  • Head Operator
  • Heavy Equipment Operator
  • Inspector
  • Installer
  • Instrument Fitter
  • Instrument Technician
  • Insulator
  • Insulator’s Helper
  • Iron Worker
  • Kiln Operator
  • Laborer
  • Lagger
  • Lathe Operator
  • Lay operator
  • Lead Gauger
  • Leadman
  • Longshoreman
  • Machine Operator
  • Machinist
  • Maintenance
  • Maintenance Electrician
  • Maintenance Foreman
  • Maintenance Man
  • Maintenance Mechanic
  • Maintenance Supervisor
  • Mason
  • Material scheduler
  • Mechanic
  • Mechanic Repairman
  • Mechanical Craftsman
  • Metal Cleaner
  • Millwright
  • Mixer
  • Molder
  • Nuclear Inspector
  • Operating Engineer
  • Operator of High Temp Machines
  • Packer
  • Painter
  • Pipe Coverer
  • Pipe Cutter
  • Pipe Layer
  • Pipe Layer of Water and Sewer Lines
  • Pipefitter
  • Pipefitter’s Helper
  • Plant Operator
  • Plumber
  • Pot Fitter
  • Power Engineer
  • Power Meter Installer
  • Powerhouse Employee
  • Press Operator
  • Process Operator
  • Production Operator
  • Production Worker
  • Reactor Plant Worker
  • Refinery Laborer
  • Refinery Operator
  • Rigger/Assembler
  • Roughneck
  • Roustabout/Utility Man
  • Sampler
  • Sandblaster
  • Sheet Metal Worker
  • Shift Foreman
  • Shift Operator
  • Shipping
  • Spinner Cutter
  • Stationary Engineer
  • Steamfitter
  • Still Cleaner
  • Storeroom Clerk
  • Superintendent
  • Supervisor
  • Technician
  • Tester
  • Tire Cord Operations
  • Turbine Boot
  • Turnaround/Production Service Operator
  • Utility Man
  • Warehouseman
  • Watch Foreman
  • Weighmaster
  • Welder
  • Wireman
  • Working Foreman
  • Yard Laborer
  • Zone Mechanic
General
  • Ash Puller
  • Blacksmith (forges)
  • Boilermaker
  • Brick Layer
  • Brick Mason
  • Burner
  • Checker at Insulation Warehouse
  • Cooker (pulp)
  • Fettler Clay Plant (tends furnace)
  • Glass Worker
  • Pipefitter
  • Plumber
  • Rice Farmer
  • Steam Engineer
  • Steamfitter
  • Turbine Tester
  • Welder
  • Welding Foreman

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