Why is asbestos hazardous?

Answer Asbestos is hazardous because inhalation of asbestos fibers can lead to asbestosis and other diseases.FunctionIf you inhale asbestos fibers, they can accumulate in the lungs. This accumulation scar... Read More »

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Rhode Island DEM Hazardous Materials and Hazardous Waste Regulations?

The Rhode Island Department of Environmental Management (RIDEM) regulates hazardous waste, as well as medical waste and waste oil. The RIDEM does not regulate hazardous materials that are usable pr... Read More »

Is hazardous material a hazardous waste?

The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) defines hazardous materials as those materials that can cause death, damage, injury or long-term health problems. Hazardous materials find inclusion i... 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 »

What is hazardous waste?

Hazardous waste can occur as a by-product of industrial manufacturing or from incorrect disposal of toxic substances. These waste products endanger the health of living creatures by poisoning air, ... Read More »