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Asbestos Information Act

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Hazardous Materials.

Asbestos Information Act

hearing before the Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Hazardous Materials of the Committee on Energy and Commerce, House of Representatives, One Hundredth Congress, first session on H.R. 2693 ... June 17, 1987.

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Hazardous Materials.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Asbestos -- Law and legislation -- United States.,
  • Products liability -- Asbestos -- United States.,
  • Asbestos in building -- United States.

  • The Physical Object
    Paginationiii, 64 p. ;
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17747178M

    Asbestos Information Act (AIA) In , Congress passed the AIA, which required manufacturers to provide information about any construction materials containing asbestos. This included products such as surfacing materials, insulation or other related building materials.   Asbestos Information Act (Public Law ) This law helped to provide transparency and identify the companies making certain types of asbestos-containing products by requiring manufacturers to report production to the EPA. 15 U.S.C. § (f) Asbestos School Hazard Abatement Reauthorization Act (ASHARA).

    Asbestos licence assessment, amendment and revocation guide (ALAARG) Managing asbestos in buildings - A brief guide Guidance for appointed doctors on the Control of Asbestos Regulations - Medical surveillance for workers carrying out licensed work with asbestos.   Learn More About Asbestos. Information about Asbestos Exposure. Asbestos exposure is the No. 1 cause of work-related deaths in the world. Information about asbestos-related diseases shows lung cancer is the most common, followed by .

      As part of the latest updates to the reformed Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) last week proposed new rules for the risk evaluation of asbestos.. The EPA released a significant new use rule (SNUR) proposal which would allow the agency to prevent new uses of asbestos, the naturally occurring mineral linked to deadly cancers such as Author: Matt Mauney. This information will help you understand asbestos. What it is, its health effects, where it is in your home, and what to do about it. Even if asbestos is in your home, this is usually NOT a serious mere presence of asbestos in a home or a building is not hazardous.


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Asbestos Information Act by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Energy and Commerce. Subcommittee on Transportation, Tourism, and Hazardous Materials. Download PDF EPUB FB2

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