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Tim joined in 2011 as Senior Content Writer, believing he could make a difference in raising awareness of mesothelioma cancer and the dangers of asbestos exposure. Tim earned a bachelor's degree and master's degree from Ohio University after growing up near the steel mills of Youngstown, Ohio, where exposure to asbestos products was extensive.He is inspired by the courage and resolve of mesothelioma survivors, the dedication of the medical professionals helping these cancer patients, and the tireless work ethic of the families and advocates who refuse to concede.Tim Povtak is also affiliated with The Mesothelioma Center and can be contacted using the options on the right. For info on how we work with industry partners, click here and for more information on mesothelioma, check out
Recent Articles by Tim Povtak

FAQ: Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Asbestos Handling

What kind of personal protective equipment do you need to handle material that might contain asbestos? Read this FAQ to find out.

Q&A: Automobile Mechanics and Asbestos Exposure

This brief article provides answers to all your basic questions about auto mechanics and their risk of asbestos exposure on the job.

5 Ways for Electricians to Avoid Asbestos Exposure

Every electrician is well aware of the electrical hazards that come with the job. But asbestos exposure is also a common and very serious concern. Learn how electricians can avoid asbestos exposure on the job.