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Asbestos is only a health hazard if fibres are disturbed and mix in the air that people breathe.
Follow these links for good information about asbestos.
This is a
page on the Healthy Canadians website
that offers simple information, and describes the Canadian government's responsibilities.
PDF fact sheet
also covers the basics.
page from the Centers for Disease Control
, Toxic Substances Portal A-Z. This is more technical and has links to reports and public health statements.
This page links to the
Ontario Ministry of Labour regulations
related to worker safety and removal of asbestos.
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