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Naturally Occurring Asbestos

What You Should Know

Naturally Occurring Asbestos in California


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Asbestos and Health: Frequently Asked Questions

English [PDF - 136 KB] | Español [PDF - 247 KB]
This fact sheet covers
  • Asbestos — general information
  • Asbestos exposure
  • Health effects of asbestos exposure
  • Tests to diagnose asbestos-related disease
  • Treatment of asbestos-related disease
  • Reducing your exposure to asbestos
  • How to get more information

Limiting Environmental Exposure to Asbestos in Areas with Naturally Occurring Asbestos

English [PDF - 121 KB] | Español [PDF - 189 KB]
This fact sheet answers the following questions:
  • What is asbestos?
  • How could asbestos exposure make you sick?
  • What can you do to reduce your exposure to asbestos?
  • Where can you get more information?

Limiting Naturally Occurring Asbestos Exposure in Workers

English [PDF - 98 KB]
This fact sheet answers the following questions
  • How can you find out if a problem exists in your work area?
  • How can you be exposed to asbestos?
  • What can you do to reduce potential asbestos exposure?
  • How can asbestos make you sick?
  • Where can you get more information?


 
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