Asbestos is a naturally-occurring mineral that has been commonly used in commercial and residential construction. There are six different types of asbestos mineral fibers. Asbestos exposure has been linked to mesothelioma, lung cancer and asbestosis.
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Many building owners have turned to renovation as a budget-friendly alternative to new construction. Starting renovations on an existing structure, however, means that asbestos regulations need to be taken into special consideration.
One of the most common misconceptions building owne
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has established substance specific standards for 32 substances (mostly carcinogens) that they have identified as unique and in need of specific guidance.
Some of the more familiar substances on the list are:
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