asbestos in the home

Preventing Exposure to Asbestos

Inhalation is the primary route by which the general population might be exposed to asbestos. Small quantities of asbestos fibres are common in air, arising from natural sources (weathering of asbestos-containing materials), windblown soil from hazardous waste sites, deterioration of automobile clutches and brakes, or breakdown of asbestos-containing materials. The levels of asbestos in dust …

Preventing Exposure to Asbestos