News Results - asbestos

  • Asbestos Exposure: Causes, Symptoms, Risks, and Diagnosis - WebMD

    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 In The Home | CPSC.gov

    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 - Complete Overview of Asbestos

    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 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

      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 ...
    • Asbestos | US EPA

      www.epa.gov/asbestos The EPA asbestos web site contains general information on asbestos sources, exposure and health effects, what to do if you suspect asbestos, training, and laws and ...
    • Asbestos Exposure and Cancer Risk Fact Sheet - National ...

      www.cancer.gov/about-cancer/causes-prevention/risk/.../asbestos-fact-sheet A fact sheet about asbestos, asbestos-related diseases, and who to contact for more information.
    • What is Asbestos? - Mesothelioma Cancer Alliance

      www.mesothelioma.com/asbestos-cancer/what-is-asbestos.htm Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that is hazardous to human health and is known to cause a type of cancer known as mesothelioma.
    • Asbestos | Technology Transfer Network Air Toxics Web site ...

      www3.epa.gov/ttn/atw/hlthef/asbestos.html Hazard Summary-Created in April 1992; Revised in January 2000. Asbestos has been used in building materials, paper products, plastics, and other products.
    • Safety and Health Topics | Asbestos

      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 ...
    • More About Asbestos - What is Asbestos? - atsdr.cdc.gov

      www.atsdr.cdc.gov/asbestos/more_about_asbestos/what_is_asbestos What Is Asbestos? General Definition. Asbestos is the name of a group of highly fibrous minerals with separable, long, and thin fibers. Separated asbestos ...