Who invented asbestos?

Answer It is uncertain who invented asbestos. What can be told from history is that asbestos was used several thousand years ago. The ancient Greeks, pre-Romans and ancient Egyptians all have recorded his... Read More »

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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 »

Asbestos Protocols?

Mined for commercial use since the 1800s, asbestos is a natural mineral, according to the Asbestos website. Of the 100 types of asbestiform minerals listed by the U.S. Bureau of Mines, the governme... Read More »