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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]

Asbestos Awareness in Construction. What you need to know?

By | June 20th, 2016|

Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that was mined and incorporated into products to make them stronger and fireproof. It made products safer by preventing fire, but it unfortunately causes deadly health effects, including malignant mesothelioma and pulmonary disease. The construction industry used asbestos more than any other industry by making thousands of products with asbestos. Other [...]

Why You Need Asbestos Awareness Training

By | April 28th, 2016|

Asbestos is a highly toxic fibre which can cause severe illness including the rare and incurable cancer, mesothelioma. Asbestos fibres are most toxic in a powder form when they become airborne and can be inhaled. The thin needle like fibres embed themselves in the lungs and it is there that they wreak havoc on the [...]