"Smokers should not assume tobacco is the cause of their lung cancer if they have been exposed to asbestos
dust within the past 10 to 50 years.
fibers, including chrysotile/white asbestos
have a very long half-life in the human lungs.
Outweighing every positive characteristic of asbestos
are its hazardous and deadly side effects.
My advice to home inspectors who are not certified asbestos
inspectors is to avoid this tricky area.
industry faced 3.3 million claims from asbestos
victims between 1988 and 2010, resulting in payouts of $17.5 billion and the bankruptcy of more than 100 asbestos
Therefore, the objective of this study is to test the airborne asbestos
concentrations in small-scale preschools built within ACBs in Seoul, and reduce the potential harm caused by asbestos
by providing accurate information and an effective management plan.
is the single biggest cause of deaths currently occurring due to work.
From the 1930s to 1990 there was widespread use of asbestos
in house-building materials in Canada.
The aim of this work was to assess the frequency of asbestosis and pleural mesothelioma among workers of asbestos
processing plants in Poland, classified according to the products manufactured and related technology, and according to the amount and type of asbestos
SURVEYS We are qualified and insured to carry out management and refurbishment/demolition surveys to identify asbestos
containing materials (ACMS) within buildings and provide advice and guidance in managing the asbestos
which has been identified.
It is likely that most houses in the UK will contain asbestos
in one form or another, particularly those built before1999, however, providing it is not disturbed, it should not pose a risk to the building users.