Top Free Resources Online To Learn About Asbestos

Top Free Resources Online To Learn About Asbestos

Best Online Resources to Learn About Asbestos Awareness (For Free!) Asbestos usage was popular throughout the 19th century up until the 1970s when the world realized the health risks posed by asbestos and begun banning asbestos usage. While banning asbestos has helped...

What To Do If There Is Lead In Your Water

What To Do If There Is Lead In Your Water

What To Do If You Detect Lead In Your Water Have you discovered lead in your water?  What effect will this have on your health? What should you do if you think there may be lead in your water? In this Haztrainer blog post, we will answer all these questions in this...

Asbestos Removal Costs and Information

Asbestos Removal Costs and Information

How much does Asbestos removal cost? In this months Haztrainer blog post we will discuss how much it costs to have Asbestos removed from schools, homes, businesses, among other buildings and establishments with asbestos-containing materials?   The Actual Cost of...

What is Friable Asbestos? All You Need To Know

What is Friable Asbestos? All You Need To Know

Friable Asbestos Information and Definition According to OSHA, friable asbestos is asbestos that can be easily crumbled, making it release breathable asbestos fibers. It's worth noting that asbestos isn't dangerous in its compact state. In fact, asbestos has many...

Asbestos Test Kits Guide

Asbestos Test Kits Guide

Importance of Testing for Asbestos Asbestos is common in our homes in roofing, piping, and flooring materials. While asbestos stands out for its heat resistance properties, it's a dangerous material linked to many cancers, the most notable being mesothelioma. The...

Fiberglass and Asbestos: Similarities and Differences

Fiberglass and Asbestos: Similarities and Differences

Fiberglass Vs. Asbestos In this post, Ed Kennedy (founder of Haztrainer) will discuss some of the main similarities and differences between Asbestos and Fiberglass. These two materials can easily get confused, so it is important to educate yourself on both of...

Asbestos Roof Tiles Guide | Helpful Safety Information

Asbestos Roof Tiles Guide | Helpful Safety Information

What Makes Asbestos Roof Tiles Dangerous? To understand the dangers posed by asbestos roof tiles, it’s important to discuss asbestos briefly.What is Asbestos? Definition and Brief History The EPA defines asbestos as a mineral fiber occurring in soil and rocks....

How to Detect Asbestos

How to Detect Asbestos

How to Detect Asbestos In Your HomeAsbestos refers to naturally occurring silicate mineral fiber composed of thin and long fibrous crystals with many microscopic fibrils. These fibrils are capable of being released into the environment or atmosphere through abrasion,...

Why is asbestos dangerous?

Why is asbestos dangerous?

Why is Asbestos Dangerous? Asbestos is probably more dangerous than you think… When materials that contain asbestos are disturbed or damaged, fibers are released into the air. When these fibers are inhaled they can cause serious diseases. These diseases will not affect you immediately; they often take a long time to develop, but once diagnosed, […]