How much asbestos is harmful?

Answer Asbestos, a mineral used for decades to make various materials and goods, is now known to pose a serious risk to public health and safety. Exposure to asbestos may cause some people to develop ailm... Read More »

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Is asbestos mastic harmful to children?

Asbestos containing mastic can be harful to children if inhaled or digested.Because of its strength and resistance to heat, asbestos was used for insulation, heat resistant clothing, roofing and fi... Read More »

ASBESTOS....should my hubby knock down shed full of asbestos?

DON'T DO IT!!! That would send asbestos buy the load into the air for him to inhale. He should tell his brother to contact a contractor to remove it properly or he could be seriously risking his he... Read More »

Is all asbestos bad?

The term asbestos refers to a number of fibers used in building materials, and yes, they are all potentially harmful. The fibers become toxic when they are disturbed and become microscopic particle... Read More »

When was asbestos used?

Asbestos has been used sporadically throughout human history. It was used extensively in the early part of the 20th century as insulation, in brake pads and in many industrial products. Asbestos ex... Read More »