Asbestos Remains Major Health Hazard

There’s no safe form of asbestos, and there is no known ‘safe’ level of exposure to asbestos. We need to work for large-scale bans on the use of asbestos.

Asbestos is an anachronistic kind of word – it sounds like a worry of the past. The world itself is practically synonymous with outdated technology that we didn’t know was harmful. (But much like tobacco, their were early signs of the dangers that were suppressed by industry players.)

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About Jacob

Operations Manager at Canadian HAZ-MAT Environmental Ltd. Canadian Haz-mat Environmental is an independent Victoria BC based asbestos abatement company with a strong focus on education and improving public awareness of the dangers associated with asbestos. We support banning inappropriate uses of asbestos as a cause that pretty much anyone can get behind. We strongly believe Canada needs to build financial incentives (effective forms of subsidization) into the identification, abatement and disposal of asbestos from Canadian homes and businesses if we are to effectively address this problem.