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Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) lists asbestos as one of the 10 high-risk chemicals

December 19, 2016

On December 1, 2016 the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) listed asbestos as one of the 10 high-risk chemicals evaluated and regulated under the Lautenberg Act.  What this means is that the EPA must release a scoping document within six months which includes the hazards, exposures, conditions of use and vulnerable populations the agency plans to […]

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The top job killer in the country of Canada is asbestos exposure.

December 19, 2016

The top job killer in the country of Canada is asbestos exposure.  This comes from the Association of Workers’ Compensation Boards of Canada.  Asbestos was the cause of death for 367 people in 2015.  Since 1996, there have been 5,614 recorded work-related deaths from asbestos in Canada.  This does not include people who were diagnosed […]

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