|Category:||Asbestos Resources and Information|
Asbestos has been sprayed in buildings for acoustic (noise-proofing) and decorative purposes since the 1940's. By the late 1950's, it became virtually standard practice for all large multi-storey buildings, and many hospitals and schools, to have asbestos sprayed on their steel girders for fire-proofing. As a result many workers and even children in schools can be at risk from exposure to asbestos insulation in buildings.
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|Meta Description:||As awareness increases about the serious health effects of asbestos, it has become evident that this widespread use of asbestos in buildings is an enormous problem. For example, sprayed asbestos will deteriorate over time...|
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