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18
Apr

ASBESTOS MYTHS AND FACTS

ASBESTOS MYTHS AND FACTS  Read the following questions and answers below for a comprehensive look at common asbestos myths and facts. MYTH:  Asbestos fibres can be invisible. This is true. FACT:   Respirable asbestos fibres are extremely small and cannot be seen without a microscope. MYTH:  Asbestos is no longer used. This is a myth. FACT:    While asbestos is prohibited in

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18
Apr

HOW ASBESTOS BECOMES A HAZARD

Asbestos exposure hazards occur when asbestos becomes airborne. If asbestos in the home becomes damaged, asbestos fibers may be released. For example, when asbestos insulation around boilers, furnaces, and pipes deteriorates, it releases asbestos dust. Blown ceilings containing asbestos may release fibers when they are drilled or patched. If the ceilings are in poor condition, air movement from ceiling fans

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