Air study – Industrial Hygiene Association of Asia

Air study – Industrial Hygiene Association of Asia

This report presents the results of the study on the condition of the problem of the scattering of Airborne Fiber (Chrysotile fiber) in the buildings in which the fiber containing material (ACM) is used generally , in particular, at monastery, school, residential building in Bangkok Metropolis and in the peripheral provinces. This was organized to...

Asbestos in drinking water

Asbestos in drinking water
One of the primary goals of WHO and its member states is that “all people, whatever their stage of development and their social and economic conditions, have the right to have access to an adequate supply of safe drinking water.” A major WHO function to achieve such goals is the responsibility “to propose regulations, and...

Health risk of chrysotile

Health risk of chrysotile
This review provides a basis for substantiating both kinetically and pathologically the differences between chrysotile and amphibole asbestos.

Changing trends in US mesothelioma incidence

Changing trends in US mesothelioma incidence
Of the major asbestos related diseases, mesothelioma is the most sensitive and specific indicator of the adverse health effects that have resulted from airborne exposures to asbestos fibres.