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Asbestos Awareness: A Lethal Threat to All Americans

  • Sep 20 2016

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Pam Nichols’s September Newsletter

Most people know asbestos is a serious health hazard. But what might surprise many is how prevalent it still is today despite years of dire health warnings and the continued risk of exposure in schools, businesses and homes. This month’s issue of my Let America Know newsletter we look at the latest.

Asbestos remains a widespread hazard. Nearly all U.S. schools built between the 1940s and the 1970s contain asbestos. According to the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), any building constructed before 1981 is presumed to contain asbestos.

How do you identify and prevent possible asbestos poisoning in your schools, workplace and home?

Read complete issue here.

 

 


Posted in: Accidents & Personal Injury, L.I.F.E. Group Blog, Lead & Toxic Exposure

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