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Asbestos Exposure and Your Health

Historical Document

This web site is provided by the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR) ONLY as an historical reference for the public health community. It is no longer being maintained and the data it contains may no longer be current and/or accurate.

Who should read this?

Read this fact sheet if you or someone you know may have been exposed to asbestos:

  • In the workplace
  • By living with a worker exposed to asbestos
  • In the natural environment
  • By living, working, playing or attending school
    • Living in Libby, Montana when its vermiculite mine was operating
    • near a plant when it was processing Libby vermiculite
  • In consumer products that contain asbestos
 
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