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How to identify asbestos fibro cladding

The only way to be 100% sure a material contains asbestos is to have it tested. Have a look at our asbestos labs page for a list of all NATA accredited laboratories and the prices they charge.   Recently, a few readers have inquired about an asbestos cement sheeting profile known as ‘Standard’ asbestos corrugated sheeting. Here’s […]

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What happens when asbestos gets in your lungs

This excellent video is produced by WorksafeBC of Canada featuring very cool CGI graphics to demonstrate what happens when asbestos fibres enters the lungs. Notice that once the fibres enter the lung, it tends to lodge in there without any means of escape, nor is it able to be broken down by the body’s natural defence mechanism. Such long […]

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