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Beryllium Disease: Who is at Risk?
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Beryllium Disease: Who is at Risk?

Those who worked at or near sites where beryllium was used. Some workers are considered "covered" by the federal compensation program and/or various State workers' compensation programs.

Family Members & Household Contacts
Workers can inaderently carry hazardous materials from from work on their clothers, skin, hair, tools and in their vehicles. As a result, families of these workers have been exposed to hazardous substances and have developed various health effects. NIOSH has issued a report to the US Congress on this issue.

Those who workerd in and about the areas where beryllium was used may also have been exposed and entitled to benefits. 

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