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.