Workers at Tampa Zonolite factory were exposed to hazardous levels of
asbestos, says government
Workers at the former Zonolite and W.R. Grace & Co. vermiculite
exfoliation plant in Tampa, Fla., from the 1950s to 1991 were exposed to
hazardous levels of asbestos, according to a
public health consultation from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease
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Despite the serious health problems linked to asbestos exposure, asbestos is
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Courtesy of The ATSDR