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, which ...


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 - 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.


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.


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 and the law - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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

Asbestos abatement (removal of asbestos) has become a thriving industry in the United States. Strict removal and disposal laws have been enacted to protect the public ...


Asbestos Exposure Symptoms – WebMD

http://www.webmd.com/lung/asbestos-exposure

WebMD explains what asbestos is, where it is most often found, what you need to know about exposure (including who is at risk) and the symptoms, causes, tests, and ...


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 In The Home | CPSC.gov

http://www.cpsc.gov/en/Safety-Education/Safety-Guides/Home/Asbestos-In-The-Home/

This information will help you understand asbestos: What it is, its health effects, where it is in your home, and; what to do about it. Even if asbestos is in your ...


Asbestos in your home - GOV.UK

https://www.gov.uk/asbestos-in-home

Get information from your local council about asbestos in your home and how to dispose of it safely


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