Asbestos in Demolition and Renovation
Asbestos Hazards in Renovations, Restorations, and Demolition
Homes built prior to 1990 can contain an invisible hazard: asbestos. This video walks you through an older home, identifying the most common places asbestos is found and highlighting the importance of proper testing and removal.
Asbestos Hazards in Renovations, Restorations, and Demolition (2 min 55 s)
Asbestos is a tough, heat-resistant mineral that was added to the building materials of many older homes. It can
pose health hazards to workers and homeowners who renovate or demolish those homes. This animation shows how
asbestos fibres could damage lung tissue and lead to lung disease.
Asbestos (2 min 16 s)