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Written by attorney J Dirk Schwenk

Benzene Exposure - Seamen and Harborworkers

Jones Act seaman and US harborworkers are regularly exposed to benzene and similar volatile compounds. People that are regularly exposed can get various diseases, especially blood cancers like leukemia and other progressive cancers. A severe exposure can also result in immediate injuriies.

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In an emergency, call 911. Additionally, the following resources are helpful: www.toxictortlegalc.om http://www.who.int/ipcs/features/benzene.pdf https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC1568130/

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