Welcome to W.A.R.D.

The Worldwide Asbestos Research Database.

Search for your work site or an asbestos product on our database to see if you or a loved one might have been exposed to asbestos (and may qualify for compensation).

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Where in the U.S. was your worksite located?

You can learn about

Asbestos Job sites

We know of 123,456 job sites across the United States where asbestos products were used.

Asbestos Manufacturers

We know of 456 companies that manufactured asbestos products.

Asbestos Products

We know of 3,456 specific products containing asbestos. Many were used in buildings and workplaces of all kinds.

Types of asbestos

Asbestos is a generic name given to minerals that have special characteristics.

Asbestos-Related Diseases

Asbestos fibers cause a variety of health problems, including cancer. Fortunately, compensation is available for many of them.

How do we use W.A.R.D.?

People who worked in these industries or professions prior to 1982 may be at risk of developing significant health problems:

Families are also at risk. Many workers unintentionally brought home asbestos from the worksite, exposing everyone in their home or vehicle.