asbestos

All Noun
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  • The building was removed because of asbestos and poor condition of the structure.
  • The Mine was first hit by the international drive against the use of asbestos.
  • In addition, asbestos had been heavily used in the building's construction.
  • He has been involved in controversies related to his activities in the asbestos industry.
  • These changes were relatively minor and included additional requirements for non-licensed asbestos work.
  • The top of the screen was originally composed of two asbestos boards with an air space between them.
  • A former worker claims to have lost his job after speaking out about asbestos at a health and safety meeting.
  • Asbestos was discovered from old World War II structures that had been buried long ago.
  • The original bill of sale indicated the ship also contained asbestos in the early 1990s.
  • However, mesothelioma has been reported in some individuals without any known exposure to asbestos.
  • The reason it has not received the treatment is because it is also lined with asbestos.
  • The asbestos removal may take longer and cost more than the actual demolition.
  • After the building was cleared of asbestos, further city construction projects were approved for the community grounds.
  • All use of asbestos was stopped and was not put to use within the new houses of the new re-build houses in the air base.
  • The previous owner of the building may be responsible for finding and removing the asbestos within the building.
  • People who work with asbestos wear personal protective equipment to lower their risk of exposure.
  • Though the worst sites have been taken care of, asbestos removal in our public schools continues to this day.
  • The main environmental concern has been asbestos, released during various fires.
  • Buildings built or renovated prior to these dates may contain asbestos materials.
  • He is best known in Canada for his pro-labour role in the Asbestos Strike.
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Meaning of asbestos

  • noun A fibrous amphibole; used for making fireproof articles; inhaling fibers can cause asbestosis or lung cancer