Under normal conditions, asbestos will last for centuries. Asbestos is a silicate, and derives from rock. People tend to think of asbestos fibres as being the same composition as Continue ReadingCan Asbestos Decompose?
Studies have shown that tiny nanoparticles are million times smaller than a grain of sand They have similar properties to asbestos and could pose a significant risk to health such Continue ReadingCan Nanoparticles Be As Harmful As Asbestos?
Certain chemicals are carcinogens (potentially cancerous) and are part of our every-day lives Most of us are oblivious to their potential harmful effects on our health. Every year – the Continue ReadingCan I get Cancer from Chemical Exposure?
Despite the banned usage of asbestos in modern storage heaters – it can still be found in many older household appliances. Particularly those heaters that were manufactured prior to Continue ReadingCan I Safely Dismantle a Storage Heater Containing Asbestos?
Asbestos is resistant to heat and fire – hence that is why it was used as an ideal fire-proofing and insulation material. Asbestos fibre is a natural occuring Continue ReadingCan I Burn Asbestos?
Asbestos contained in a world war 2 gas masks can be detrimental to ones health When the gas mask is worn over the face the wearer can inhale the Continue ReadingCan Asbestos In A World War 2 Gas Mask Harm Me?