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.
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.
|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|
|Newport Naval Shipyard||Newport|
|US Naval Station||Newport|