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Asbestos (PDF 131Kb)
When asbestos fibres are inhaled they can cause serious diseases which account for approximately 4000 deaths a year. Asbestos was used in a wide variety of products prior to the year 2000; its use is now banned.
Document type: Risk Standards & Guidance
Last updated: 18 October 2016
First published: 01 January 2015
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