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You may have
been diagnosed with leukaemia or another occupational illness after being
exposed to benzene at work. You may have worked in an oil refinery, a chemical
or petrochemical plant, a coke works, a foundry, or in the storage,
distribution and use of petrol or benzene.
How we can help…
If you think
you have been exposed to benzene at work, our specialist team can guide you throughout
the process of making a no win, no fee claim. If you cannot remember where you
were exposed or if your previous employer is no longer in business, we can
Our team of lawyers can arrange a home visit, no matter where you live in the UK or Wales. If you’d prefer to communicate over the phone or by email, our team can progress your case in a manner convenient for you.
There is evidence that exposure to benzene in high doses or over long periods of time can cause occupational cancers, including leukaemia and bladder cancer. Physical contact may cause skin conditions including dermatitis.
Benzene is highly regulated in the UK by COSHH and HSE guidelines, limiting the risk of unsafe exposure.
Benzene is a colourless, flammable liquid. It has a sweet smell which is often associated with petrol stations and fuel depots.