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Vermiculite – a new health problem

Today, most vermiculite is safe. However, that is not to say it cannot contain asbestos.

When we hear the word asbestos we the first association most make is ‘health hazard’. In the past two decades many steps have been taken to remove asbestos from buildings and commercial products in an effort to reduce exposure. While most […]

Why is asbestos so dangerous??

Asbestos fiber masses tend to break easily into microscopic size particles that can float in the air and stick to clothes. The fibers may be easily inhaled or swallowed and can cause serious health problems.

Persons occupationally exposed to asbestos have developed several types of life-threatening diseases, including mesothelioma and lung cancer. Although the use of […]