Buildings were often built with materials that contained asbestos. Asbestos abatement is the removal of the asbestos, or other treatment such as encapsulation, that will prevent asbestos fibers from being released into the air.
"Asbestos poisoning" is not a term that is used when discussing asbestos. It implies an adverse effect occurring soon after exposure to too much asbestos but that is not what happens. The adverse effects of asbestos exposures occur only many… Full Answer
The main cause of Mesothelioma is exposure to asbestos. Exposure to asbestos include working in a plant that uses asbestos, living in a home that is near an asbestos mine, or renovating your home that has asbestos in it without… Full Answer
The difference between corrugated asbestos roofing and flat asbestos cement sheet is the form in which it was cast and, perhaps, the thickness of the finished product. Asbestos was merely an additive to cement. Both products are basically cement with… Full Answer
If one has asbestos in a building one should get a qualified technician to inspect for any damage to the asbestos. If there is no damage, it can be left but must be monitored. If damage is present, the area… Full Answer