Beasley Allen lawyer John Tomlinson provides some information about benzene exposure in the workplace or while performing common activities. Benzene is a chemical widely used in a number of industries and products. Benzene exposure has been linked to the development of Acute Myeloid Leukemia (AML), Myelodysplastic Syndrome (MDS), lymphomas and aplastic anemia. Benzene exposure often occurs on the job, and it can be inhaled or absorbed through the skin. Industries such as automobile mechanics, pipefitters, dock and offshore workers, lab technicians, steel workers, petroleum refining and extraction, fire fighters, carpet cleaners and floor layers are just a few occupations that have a high risk of benzene exposure. Severe benzene-related diseases often do not develop or are not diagnosed until years after exposure, often making it difficult for those injured by benzene to connect their injury to the exposure.
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