Mayor declares Asbestos Awareness Day

28 Mar 2008 by under Events, News, People

mayor lewis proclamation for web.thumbnail Mayor declares Asbestos Awareness DayMontgomery signed a proclamation today, declaring April 1 as Asbestos Awareness Day in Montgomery, Ala., in a ceremony at his office . This proclamation goes hand-in-hand with a senate resolution declaring April 1 National Asbestos Awareness Day, and April 1-7 Asbestos Awareness Week. Asbestos Awareness Day is a project of the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization. (not affiliated with MyMeso)

It is hoped that the local proclamation will bring attention to national efforts to completely ban asbestos in the U.S. and raise awareness about the dangers that still exist.

In Montgomery, Asbestos Awareness Day strives to educate the public about the ongoing dangers of asbestos exposure, which can lead to asbestos-related disease such as asbestosis, lung cancer, and malignant mesothelioma.

Pictured is Wendi Lewis, Conversation Architect for Beasley Allen, receiving the proclamation from Mayor Bright.

One Response to “Mayor declares Asbestos Awareness Day”

  1. Meg

    Great work!