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Asbestos is a naturally occurring mineral that was once widely used in a variety of industries due to its durability and resistance to heat and chemicals. Mintra offers and online asbestos awareness course aimed at all personnel who may be exposed to asbestos at, or above, the permissible exposure levels. However, asbestos exposure has been linked to a number of serious health conditions, including mesothelioma, lung cancer, and asbestosis. If you or someone you know has been exposed to asbestos, it's important to be aware of the potential risks.
Asbestos exposure can lead to mesothelioma, a rare but aggressive form of cancer that affects the lining of the lungs.
2. Risk of lung cancer
Asbestos exposure has also been linked to an increased risk of lung cancer.
Asbestosis is another serious condition that can result from asbestos exposure. It's a chronic lung disease that causes inflammation and scarring of the lungs.
4. Asbestos and smoking
People who smoke and are exposed to asbestos have an even higher risk of developing lung cancer.
5. Safe level of asbestos
There is no safe level of asbestos exposure. Even brief exposures can cause health problems down the road.
Asbestos exposure can lead to a number of serious health problems, including mesothelioma, lung cancer, and asbestosis. If you or someone you know has been exposed to asbestos, it's important to be aware of the potential risks. Be sure to talk to your doctor if you have any concerns about your health.
Visit our health and safety training courses page for a list of our courses
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