Asbestos - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Asbestos

Asbestos (pronounced / æ s ˈ b ɛ s t ə s /, / æ z ˈ b ɛ s t ə s / or / æ z ˈ b ɛ s t ɒ s /) is a set of six naturally occurring silicate minerals, [1 ...


HSE: Asbestos - health and safety in the workplace

http://www.hse.gov.uk/asbestos/

Provides information on asbestos to employers, asbestos contractors and others with duties under asbestos regulations, together with those workers currently at ...


Asbestos Exposure and Cancer Risk Fact Sheet - National ...

http://www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/causes-prevention/risk/substances/asbestos/asbestos-fact-sheet

A fact sheet about asbestos, asbestos-related diseases, and who to contact for more information.


Asbestos - Complete Overview of Asbestos

http://www.asbestos.com/asbestos/

Asbestos has near-magical, heat and fire-resistant properties. But it is a known cause of mesothelioma cancer and is banned by more than 50 countries.


Asbestos Symptoms | Asbestos | Mesothelioma | Claims

http://www.nationalasbestos.co.uk/

Specialise in asbestos related claims. Offers legal advice, includes information on about and types of asbestos, case studies, frequently asked questions, contact.


Asbestosis – NHS Choices

http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/Asbestosis/Pages/Introduction.aspx

Asbestosis is a chronic (long-term) lung condition caused by prolonged exposure to asbestos. Asbestos is a soft, greyish-white material that does not burn.


Safety and Health Topics | Asbestos

https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/asbestos/

What is asbestos? Asbestos is the name given to a group of naturally occurring minerals that are resistant to heat and corrosion. Asbestos has been used in products ...


Asbestos – Frequently asked questions

http://www.hse.gov.uk/asbestos/faq.htm

Asbestos is responsible for over 5000 deaths every year. Younger people, if routinely exposed to asbestos fibres over time, are at greater risk of developing asbestos ...


Asbestos | Definition of Asbestos by Merriam-Webster

http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/asbestos

: any of several minerals that readily separate into long flexible fibers, that cause asbestosis and have been implicated as causes of certain cancers, and that have ...


Asbestos Contracting Limited | Asbestos Services UK

http://www.asbestos.co.uk/about-us/

Asbestos Testing, Asbestos Removal and Disposal, Asbestos Contamination Surveys Poole, Bournemouth, Southampton, Portsmouth, Salisbury, Bristol, Exeter, Dorset ...


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