Resources

The following is for informational purposes only.

http://www.epa.gov/asbestos/

  • The Environmental Protection Agency asbestos website containing basic information, laws and regulations, and information about asbestos in different contexts (home, school, workplace, etc.)

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/asbestos/default.html

  • National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health asbestos website. Contains various asbestos-related documents, particularly related to the workplace and asbestos.

http://www.cancer.gov/cancerinformation/cancertype/malignantmesothelioma/

  • National Cancer Institute mesothelioma website. This site contains medical information about malignant mesothelioma.

http://www.cancer.gov/cancertopics/factsheet/Risk/asbestos

  • An overview of asbestos from the National Cancer Institute.

http://www.asbestos.org/HealthEffects/DeathRates.html

  • Interesting study on asbestos exposure levels and death rates.

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/asbestos.html

  • National Institute of Health asbestos starting page.

http://whqlibdoc.who.int/hq/2006/WHO_SDE_OEH_06.03_eng.pdf

  • The World Health Organization's recommendations for the elimination of asbestos-related diseases.

http://www.pubmedcentral.nih.gov/articlerender.fcgi?artid=2565724#r18-3

  • An article questioning the ethics of Canada's asbestos exports.

http://murray.senate.gov/asbestos/031026-asbestos.pdf

  • An article about asbestos containing brake materials.

http://ibasecretariat.org/

  • International organization whose mission is to ban asbestos.