Business Manager: Sean W. Daly
ATTENTION: ACTIVE & RETIRED MEMBERS!
(AGE 65 AND OLDER)
SUBJECT: ASBESTOS RELATED DISEASE SCREENING
***** IMPORTANT HEALTH BULLETIN *****
Accurate Medical Diagnosing has been chosen to conduct an asbestos-related disease screening for members and pensioners age 65 and older who have been exposed to asbestos while working in the trade. This program is important and very beneficial. The medical concerns about asbestos exposure have been well documented. It is advisable for those members who tested NEGATIVE over 2 years ago, to be re-tested at this time! THERE IS NO OUT OF POCKET EXPENSE FOR THIS TESTING.
The criteria for testing are individuals who:
* Have at least 5 years occupational exposure to asbestos prior to 1980.
* Occupational exposure to asbestos can be working Union or non-Union.
* Are not currently represented by a lawyer for asbestos disease.
TO MAKE AN APPOINTMENT CALL: 1 (877) 241-3417
Appointments will be taken at the number listed above between 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. (Monday-Friday).
The testing will take place at the following location:
Location: Date(s): Time:
Plumbers and Pipefitters August 30,2022 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Local 777 Training Facility August 31,2022 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
450 Murdock Avenue TBD 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Meriden, CT 06450
The dates listed above will probably be filled on a day-by-day basis; therefore, please call for an appointment as soon as possible.
The test will include a chest x-ray. Results will be determined by a B-Reader Radiologist and if you test positive, you will be scheduled for a physical exam and breathing test at a later date. Testing takes less than 30 minutes. There will be a legal representative present who practices extensively in the area of asbestos litigation against asbestos manufacturers, also available at this time. THIS PROGRAM IS IMPORTANT, FOR YOUR BENEFIT AS WELL AS YOUR FAMILY'S.