Asbestos Exposure Sites in Rhode Island

Our records contain 10 asbestos lawsuit exposure sites in Rhode Island, though there are certainly more that have not been reported.

Rhode Island Asbestos Exposure Sites

Asbestos in Rhode Island

For decades, Rhode Island buildings and products have used asbestos. Because of this, many Rhode Island residents have been exposed to asbestos and are at risk for contracting mesothelioma cancer.

The symptoms of mesothelioma often take decades to appear, so Rhode Island workers are at risk even if they were exposed to asbestos decades ago. Examples of Rhode Island asbestos exposure sites include:

  • Rhode Island factories
  • Powerplants in Rhode Island
  • Refineries or Chemical Plants in Rhode Island

Below is a list of 10 known sites of asbestos exposure in Rhode Island. Asbestos exposure is known to have occurred in at least 4 Rhode Island cities, though the number is likely even higher.

The Rhode Island city with the most asbestos exposure sites was Newport, RI, with 4 known sites contaminated by asbestos.

Site Name City
Construction Battalion Base Camp Endcott Davisville
Naval Air Station Davisville
Newport Naval Station Newport
Newport Naval Torpedo Station Newport
Narragansett Wire & Cable Plant Pawtucket
Rhode Island Hospital Providence
Walsh-Kaiser Shipyard Providence
Newport Naval Shipyard Newport
US Naval Station Newport
Rumford Chemical Providence

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