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January 14, 2022

HEALTH AND SAFETY’S EXECUTIVE APPROACH TO ASBESTOS MANAGEMENT
ALAS, ONCE AGAIN, LARGE STAKEHOLDERS’ VESTED INTERESTS TAKE PRECEDENCE

On December 15th, 2021, the British House of Commons’ Work and Pensions Committee made available online the deliberations of one of its meetings, on the issue of Health and safety executives’ approach to asbestos management (HC 560)...

 

THE CHRYSOTILE INDUSTRY CREATED A RESPONSIBLE-USE PROGRAM THAT IS BASED
ON THE CONTROLLED-USE APPROACH TO REGULATING CHRYSOTILE

 

 

The chrysotile fibre is encapsulated in a matrix of cement or resin, preventing the release of fibres.
 
More than 90% of chrysotile is used in the construction of buildings in fiber cement and in the making of construction materials.
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