Skip to comments.The science of asbestos: A survey of experts
Posted on 10/13/2011 4:27:58 AM PDT by Miami Vice
WASHINGTON (Legal Newsline) - There are some who say all forms of asbestos are unsafe and to be exposed to any amount is hazardous, while others say that one form of asbestos can be handled safely. Then there are some who are not sure.
Some of the leading scientific researchers, experts in the field of mesothelioma research and occupational medicine, have divergent opinions on the nature of the hazards caused by asbestos.
Four scientists were asked four questions about asbestos. Each one of them has distinguished ...
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Peter Angelos Ping.
I used to love drawing Transite™ underground duct, it was as easy and simple as pie. Now the stuff used is garbage, hard to draw and install, and I HATE IT! (I'd rather pass on a job and eat peanut butter sandwiches than draw a job with any of that crap.)
We had asbestos siding on the home I grew up in, Sold to my parents my a slick salesman back in the 1950s. It was kind of a slate like material, that you never had to paint unless you got tired of looking at gray. We removed it in the late 1970s, by ourselves, using no protective mask or anything. None of has ever suffered from the ill effects of it though. I wonder though what kind of hoops we would have to jump through today to dispose of it.
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