Authorities now say asbestos, when handled properly, poses little risk.
But nagging concerns, highlighted by the plight of the asbestos miners, have resulted in a shrivelling industry.
It’s not easy to immediately put what you learned into action (you might understand a subject theoretically but might not be comfortable enough with the subject to put it into practice).This project is a system to reduce our power consumption, particularly when we’re not there.When either of us comes into the room, all we have to do is tap our key fobs on a reader mounted by the door, and the room turns on or off what we normally use. The reader by the door reads the presence or absence of the tags.It was woven into clothes, used to insulate buildings and even mixed with water as children's play dough.
That was before studies linked asbestos dust with cancer and lung disease.The needle-like fibres seemed like nature's perfect gift.