Asbestos poisoning, also known more commonly as asbestos exposure in the United States, is the result of long-term exposure to asbestos and asbestos fibers. It’s important to understand not only how this condition occurs, but from where and the symptoms to look out for. Due to the long timeframe of asbestos poisoning, it’s important to catch it early before symptoms start. [Read more…] about Are You at Risk of Asbestos Poisoning?
Abestos in Construction
Asbestos was used widely in building construction due to its properties as a fire retardant, insulator, and sound dampener, amount other things. While we’ve already posted an overview of asbestos building materials, this article will double down on one of the specific uses of asbestos. Much of asbestos found in home and businesses today comes in the form of insulation. Let’s go over the four basic types of insulation, their composition, and what kind of dangers that they pose. [Read more…] about Types of Asbestos Insulation in Buildings