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What Is Asbestos, And Why Did We Use It So Much?

By | January 15th, 2019|

Asbestos is a generic word for six types of naturally happening minerals. Different types of asbestos that are used in construction before the ’80s. Some of them are white, blue, and brown varieties, known as chrysotile, crocidolite, and amosite. This asbestos mineral was once seen as something of a miracle product. It's found all over [...]

Asbestos Exposure And Mental Health In Construction

By | December 7th, 2018|

A group of independent individuals who specialized in asbestos-related diseases and exact guidance to employees which explains how asbestos exposure and mental health can impact the construction industry Asbestos In Construction Industry Asbestos was commonly used in building materials up until the late 20th century, but it is not uncommon for the material to be [...]

Mesothelioma: New trial to fight cancer caused by asbestos

By | October 11th, 2018|

The minute fibers from asbestos can spread into the air very easily and also the inhalation of these dust causes hazardous diseases. Asbestos exposure is the main cause of pleural mesothelioma and asbestosis. When these fibers are inhaled in, they travel to the ends of small air passages and enter the pleura of lungs, this [...]

Is Crystalline silica Dust the next Asbestos? Risk And Control Hazards

By | August 29th, 2018|

Like asbestos, Crystalline silica, is also a naturally occurring substance, and also it is a basic component of soil, sand, granite, cement, concrete and many others and these dust can be generated in many construction activities, including cutting, sawing, grinding, crushing, sanding and drilling. It is not easy to be exposed as the substance has [...]

Be Aware of Asbestos Risks When Renovating or Demolishing

By | July 25th, 2018|

The exposure of asbestos have the chances of increasing the risk of asbestosis and other non-malignant lung or lung cancer and pleural disorders, including pleural plaques (membrane become thickened and to accumulate a chalky material in it). In fact, asbestos-containing material is not considered to be harmful unless it releases fibers into the air. Asbestos [...]

The Meaning and Importance of Asbestos Awareness

By | July 13th, 2018|

What is Asbestos? Asbestos is a group of silicate minerals occurs naturally which share the same fibrous nature and can be pulled into a fluffy consistency. It is really resistant to the heat fire and electricity most chemical reactions and breakdowns. They are an extremely small substance and microscopic in nature which is difficult to [...]

Aware, Avoid and Prevent Asbestos Danger

By | June 25th, 2018|

It’s really important to understand briefly about the dangers caused by asbestos. There are still people who are not aware of the asbestos. Asbestos was very cheap, durable, flexible and naturally acted as an insulating and fire resistant agent. Most of the old construction industries were attracted by its power and used asbestos-containing substances whenever [...]

Things That You Have To Keep In Mind During Asbestos Removal

By | June 13th, 2018|

Asbestos is a very dangerous and toxic substance which can cause severe illness like cancer or serious breathing difficulties that can lead to death. We are not at times aware of this side effects of asbestos material and we frequently use it as a normal construction material. We have to handle it with great care [...]

How important is UKATA Course?

By | June 12th, 2018|

Are you aware of the outcomes of the asbestos materials? Do you know you can get certified by a reputed body on asbestos awareness? While it will cost you to become certified it doesn’t cost a thing to become informed. We can provide free information on asbestos, what it is, what it does, how to [...]

What Does Asbestos Look Like?

By | July 18th, 2016|

Asbestos is a fibrous mineral that comes in different colors and takes different structural forms. Six types of asbestos became commonly used in the 20th century, though at least a hundred other asbestiform minerals are found in nature. It is resistant to heat, electricity and chemical reaction. It fireproofs and strengthens, prevents chemical combustion and [...]