Health Hazards Associated with Asbestos Exposure: Implication for the Construction Industryby Maxine Mueller Hinze,
Document Type: Proceeding Paper
Part of: Current Issues in Asbestos Removal
Abstract: The paper presents some asbestos diseases: lung cancer, mesothelioma; gastrointestinal cancers; asbestosis. A historical perspective of asbestos-related diseases is given. The occupational Safety and Health Administration's (OSHA) regulatory history governing asbestos is discussed. Current asbestos health risks today are extrapolated from past exposure data and morbidity/mortality data.
Subject Headings: Occupational safety | Asbestos | Diseases | Construction industry | History
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