Any material which contains less than 1% asbestos is considered as non-regulated. It was estimated by the experts that there has been 83% increase in imports of asbestos brakes and it has been 10 years break the materials. IJOEH provides background material for the global asbestos ban fight. Only a licensed employee can do asbestos removal jobs to avoid potential exposure. Until you receive a result from the lab, treat every material as asbestos containing materials.
Asbestos in your home may be hazardous to your health depending on its condition. Many of the largest manufacturers and distributors of asbestos products knew of the health risks caused by asbestos. Breathed-in asbestos fibers pose a great health risk. They cannot feel the damage right away since it takes 20 to 50 years for the cancerous cells to develop and show its first symptoms. Victims allege the companies knew of the health risks of asbestos before they took it off the market.
The only way to truly remove the threat of asbestos exposure is by removing all asbestos from the premises. But unfortunately, when microscopic asbestos fibers are inhaled, these minerals will stay in your lungs and can become a health hazard. Contact with asbestos has been found to present a much greater health hazard than previously thought.
There is no safe level of asbestos exposure. That is why any contact with asbestos can be harmful. Do not disturb any material or products that might contain asbestos. It will reduce the probability of getting exposed to. Asbestos should not be used at all at public places such as schools, hospitals, homes and other public buildings. Some people believe that there is no safe level of asbestos exposure since it was founded a wife or family member suffers from asbestos-related disease while there are not working or having direct contact with asbestos. They breathed in the fibers from the clothes or fibers which stick in the body of the one who works with asbestos. If you have any memory of getting exposed to asbestos, it’s better to do regular check up. If the worse case happens, you will find it at its early stage.