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Asbestosis versus Silicosis
Asbestosis versus Silicosis

Asbestosis and Silicosis , have come to the forefront in the past decades as noncancerous diseases that can seriously damage the health of workers who are exposed to hazardous materials. Both asbestos and respirable crystalline silica are listed under the Occupational Health ...

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Blog posts in Asbestos

  • Have New Asbestos Products Really Been Eliminated?

    Have asbestos products really been eliminated? The answer is no, not completely. One might think, with the awareness we have today about the toxic ...

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  • National Mesothelioma Awareness Day

    Join us in honoring Mesothelioma Awareness Day – read about what is Mesothelioma, symptoms, and how to avoid asbestos-related mesothelioma. Call us at ...

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  • 5 Questions All Facility Managers Should Ask to Save Money

    As a facility manager, it is your job to ensure your commercial property is safe and usable for all parties who rent or occupy it. For many older ...

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  • How to Safely Occupy a Commercial Building with Asbestos Present

    In the 1970’s several types of asbestos materials used in construction were banned. Then, in 1989 the EPA issued a final rule further banning the use ...

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  • Recordkeeping and Wrap Up of Asbestos Restoration Work

    Although the production of asbestos was mostly banned nationwide in the 1970s, this noxious substance persists particularly in older buildings to this ...

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  • The Asbestos Abatement Process: What to Expect

    The production of most asbestos has been illegal in the United States for over 40 years, and it continues to linger to this day, especially in ...

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  • What to Expect During Asbestos Inspection

    Exposure to asbestos poses enormous health and safety hazards that must be managed or eliminated, as quickly as possible. If your building requires ...

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  • Asbestos Regulations in Restoration and Renovation Work

    Many are shocked to learn that there has never been a ban on all asbestos in the United States. Others are unaware that asbestos issues inevitably ...

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  • Roger Francoeur Discusses Asbestos in New Article

    Roger Francoeur, President of RPF Environmental, Inc. recently wrote an article for High Profile , a magazine that reports the news on New England ...

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