Asbestos Training and Information

How to Identify Asbestos

Is Home Renovation Increasing the Risk of Asbestos Exposure?

Before asbestos was banned from construction materials in the late 20th century, it had a wide range of uses due to the fact that it was flame and heat-resistant and it was made up of durable fibres. And although there are practical uses for the mineral compound, its toxicity greatly outweighs the benefits as any exposure could lead to serious ailments such as...

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Asbestos Inspection and Testing Costs

Asbestos Inspection and Testing Costs

What is Asbestos? Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that has been used for thousands of years. It is one of the best fire resistant materials in the world, and has been used to manufacture more than 3,000 products. It can commonly be found in residential and commercial buildings that were constructed between 1940 and 1990. Asbestos plaster, asbestos cement...

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How to Identify Asbestos in Your Home or Workplace

How to Identify Asbestos in Your Home or Workplace

What is Asbestos? Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that has been used in the manufacture of thousands of products, and was a common building material used in the mid 20th Century due to its strong fire-resistance and low cost. Asbestos is a very serious health hazard and is present in many older buildings in various forms. Exposure to even a very small...

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