What is dangerous asbestos exposure?

Answer Asbestos is a naturally occurring substance (mineral), and the National Cancer Institute (NCI) reports that everyone is exposed to it routinely in very small amounts. However, some people are at ri... Read More »

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What is considered a dangerous level of asbestos exposure?

Several types of naturally occurring asbestos materials (made of tiny fibers) exist, such as chrystolite and amosite, and their use is generally banned because of potential health hazards.Misconcep... Read More »

How much exposure to asbestos is dangerous?

Any amount of exposure to asbestos can be dangerous. While most people who contract respiratory disease and cancer from asbestos have been exposed to high levels over an extended period, those with... Read More »

What is asbestos exposure?

Asbestos are a group of naturally occurring minerals that have been used in many industries, including insulation, construction, and roofing. High levels of asbestos exposure can increase your risk... Read More »

What are the dangers of asbestos exposure?

Asbestos consists of a group of mineral fibers that are often used in construction materials, clothes, ropes and car parts because the fibers are strong and resistant to heat. However, the fibers c... Read More »