Today Is Mesothelioma Awareness Day: Things You Can Do To Show Support

September 26 is Mesothelioma Awareness Day, marking the 12th year since it started in 2004. If you aren’t participating in in-person events, there is still a lot you can do to help spread awareness today.   According to Disabled World, “an awareness date is defined as a national or international awareness day, week, or month, […]

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Asbestos Fibers Can Move In Soil, Per New Study

A recent study on asbestos shows that tiny asbestos fibers can move through soil and sand. The results of the new study may revolutionize the current strategies used to help prevent asbestos exposure. The study, led by geologist Jane Willenbring, of the Scripps Institution of Oceanography at the University of California San Diego, started out […]

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Death Toll Still Rising 15 Years After 9/11, Asbestos Diseases Expected To Increase

The death toll resulting from the September 11, 2001, attacks in NYC still continue to grow 15 years later, after countless people breathed in excessive amounts of asbestos and other toxins while trying to work in Ground Zero debris, to save as many lives as possible (while risking their own). Although the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) […]

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5 Common Myths Regarding Schools And Asbestos

As school starts back, most parents are concerned with their children studying, getting good grades, and staying safe. Asbestos is one safety issue, however, that not many parents think about when sending their children off to school. While it’s true that asbestos generally isn’t a threat as long as it’s contained, there still remains several […]

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Parents Rights Regarding Asbestos In School

School has officially started back for most kids in the U.S., and many are returning (or starting) to school buildings that were built prior to strict regulations placed on asbestos. This means that children attending schools built before the mid 1980s may be learning in buildings that were constructed with asbestos-containing materials (ACMs). If you’re […]

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