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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 [...]