Have you ever wondered when people began using asbestos in different products? It might surprise you to learn that ancient Egyptians, Persians, and Romans thought the naturally-occurring substance was perfect for textiles, pottery, and more.
If you live in an older home, you might be wondering if asbestos is present within any of the materials it was built with. Running into asbestos during a renovation or remodel can cost money and jeopardize your health, so familiarizing yourself with where asbestos might be present would be a good idea.
We mentioned in Wednesday's post that many occupations have been and are at risk for asbestos exposure on the job. Have you worked in one of them? See how occupational asbestos exposure can affect you in our infographic above. Please feel free to download and share the infographic to share with others.
Do you worry about occupational asbestos exposure? Exposure happens on the job every day for many workers. Take a look at our Asbestos at Work infographic to find out more: