Category: Asbestos

Reducing Respiratory Hazards during Asbestos Sampling

Asbestos refers to a set of six naturally occurring fibrous minerals with six primary sub-classifications: Chrysotile Crocidolite Amosite Anthophyllite Tremolite Actinolite About 95% of the asbestos in commercial use in the United States is chrysotile. Although microscopic in size, asbestos fibers are extremely durable and resistant to fire and most chemical reaction. Because of these… Read more »