Health Risk of Asbestos Exposure
In 2013, there are 2538 deaths in UK caused by mesothelioma.
In 2013, there are 477 deaths in UK caused by asbestosis.
Health conditions caused by asbestos:
Asbestos exposure occurrence
Exposure that occurs outdoors due to the presence of naturally occurring asbestos or fibers that have been released into the air as a result of:
Important Things to Remember
Don’t remove asbestos unnecessarily, it may be more practical to leave it in place and manage it.
Some high risk work with asbestos can only be carried out by a licensed contractor.
If you are in any doubt about whether materials contain asbestos, presume they do until you are sure they don’t.