Vermont Asbestos Paper Bag - Ruberoid Co.
Vintage photograph showing lower portion of an asbestos bagging machine with labeled paper bag in place; at the former "Ruberoid Company" asbestos mill site located in northern Vermont (now known as the abandoned Vermont Asbestos Group (VAG) mine and mill site).
Asbestos Sad Irons – cool ironing days
The Asbestos Sad Iron design really did use asbestos. It was under the handle, inside a “hood” or cover that fitted over a heated “core”. It “bottled up” the hea…
Asbestos still haunts those exposed as kids in mining towns
The relationship between asbestos exposure and diseases such as malignant mesothelioma and lung cancer is well established. But now other diseases not typically associated with asbestos may possibly be…
Powder Mountain’s Billboards Send Clear Message: Stay Away - SlopeFillers
It’s funny, sometimes simply saying not to do something only makes us want to do it more. I’ve noticed this lesson with my neices and nephews: tell them not to do something and you ...
Dans les archives du Québec
Travailleuse manipulant de la fibre d'amiante dans une usine d'amiante en juin 1944. Source: Harry Rowed / Office national du film du Canada. Photothèque / Bibliothèque et Archives Canada /
Santé Canada juge l'amiante plus dangereux qu'avant
Depuis quelques jours, Santé Canada s'est discrètement rangé derrière l'Organisation mondiale de la santé (OMS) en modifiant sa directive sur les risques liés à l'exposition à l'amiante.
Practical Advice to Stay Safe and Healthy - Beware-Asbestos.Info
Beware-Asbestos.info provides you tips and tricks to be safe and healthy by asbestos. Asbestos is silicate minerals which can cause you dangerous desease like cancer.