Understanding the Different Types of Asbestos
Scientific studies have linked the use of asbestos to serious health problems, particularly lung cancer and mesothelioma. Asbestos was used commonly in Australia in many industries, including the construction, automotive and manufacturing sectors until it was banned in 2003. However, this does not solve the problem of past use, and many homes and buildings still contain asbestos-containing materials. So what are the different types of asbestos, and what should you do if you suspect any presence?