Common Misconceptions about Asbestos

Whether you are planning on renovating an older building or demolishing a structure to make way for something new, it is important to consider the presence of asbestos.

Asbestos exposure is a severe health risk that can potentially lead to conditions like mesothelioma, lung cancer and other types of asbestos-related cancer.

Below are just a few common misconceptions about asbestos usage.  Click on the infographic to enlarge it.  Then, take our 10-question quiz about asbestos.

Asbestos isn’t banned?

Learn more about the Asbestos Ban (1978) and Toxic Substance Control Act: 

https://www.epa.gov/asbestos/us-federal-bans-asbestos

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October 21, 2016

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