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The Asbestos Conspiracy

"The companies that mined for asbestos became rich and powerful. But the people who worked with it on a daily basis suffered severe consequences. Pulmonary diseases like lung cancer, mesothelioma...

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Asbestos Textured Ceiling Removal Specialists

Asbestos, a naturally occurring fibrous silicate mineral, was the material of choice for popcorn ceilings (also known as stucco or textured ceilings), until the substance was banned as a product due to the significant health hazard in 1978.

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The Impact of Asbestos

This video describes the history of asbestos, from its origins as a "miracle" material to its threat to worker health and safety. It includes personal stories from those who've been...

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The History of Asbestos in B.C.

Asbestos was used in construction throughout British Columbia until the late 1980s. It remains a threat to workers’ safety today. This video, produced for the BC Labour Heritage Centre, tells...

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