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Asbestos LBBD.
However, when asbestos materials age or become damaged for example, when drilled, sawn, scrubbed or sanded, they can release toxic fibres into the air. Breathing in asbestos fibres is dangerous and can lead to asbestos related lung diseases, including cancers, which can take many years to develop.
Asbestos disposal.
However we would strongly advise you to use a licensed professional to carry out any work with asbestos you may have in your home. You can find a list of accredited asbestos removal companies from the Asbestos Removal Contractors Association.
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An excessof mesothelioma has been reported in cohort studies of chrysotileexposed miners and millers in Quebec Liddell et al, 1997 and in SouthCarolina asbestos textile workers who were predominantly exposed tochrysotile asbestos imported from Quebec Hein et al, 2007 However, the factthat the chrysotile asbestos mined in Quebec is contaminated with asmall percentage 1.0 of amphibole tremolite asbestos hascomplicated the interpretation of these findings.
HSE: Asbestos - health and safety in the workplace.
Asbestos health and safety. Asbestos can be found in any building built before the year 2000 houses, factories, offices, schools, hospitals etc and causes around 5000 deaths every year. Why is it dangerous? Asbestos analysis and measurement. Where can you find asbestos?
Mesothelioma and asbestos ABI.
Asbestos is a material that was commonly used in the manufacturing and construction industries between the 1950s and the 1980s. People who worked in these industries during this time were regularly exposed to asbestos, inhaling asbestos dust and fibres over a prolonged period of time.
Risks and causes of mesothelioma Cancer Research UK.
Many people with mesothelioma in the abdomen peritoneal mesothelioma have also been exposed to asbestos. The link betweenmesothelioma and asbestos was found in the 1960s.This is because of the heavy use of asbestos in industry from the end of the second world war up until the mid 1970s.
Asbestos In The Home CPSC.gov.
Hot water and steam pipes in older houses may be coated with an asbestos material or covered with an asbestos blanket or tape. Oil and coal furnaces and door gaskets may have asbestos insulation. What Should Be Done About Asbestos In The Home?
Asbestos.
The removal of asbestos containing material is best carried out by accredited asbestos removal specialists. See Asbestos Removals Contractors Association external website for a list of local companies which can remove asbestos. Should you be minded to remove and dispose of asbestos containing materials yourself there are several precautions that you need to take.

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