Mesothelioma Stories: Christopher Morgan

In this video from 1979 Shield, mesothelioma patient, Christopher Morgan, talks about his early working life as a plumber and welder. He explains that all the plumbing and piping equipment he came into contact with in his early 20s was made from asbestos, and that the company he worked for didn’t supply any protective gear to guard against inhaling the toxic dust particles.

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He’s concerned that workers today are still in danger of coming into contact with asbestos, particularly those who work for small companies and may not have had the correct training to safely handle the material. He advises young people in the construction industry to be vigilant about their health, and make sure they’re protected against asbestos.

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