ASBESTOS

Other Resources

Books, Monographs

Asbestiform Fibers: Nonoccupational Health Risks. Committee on Nonoccupational Health Risks of Asbestiform Fibers, Board on Toxicology and Environmental Health Hazards, National Research Council. Washington DC: National Academy Press, 1984. ISBN 0309034469External

Biomarkers: Medical and Workplace Applications. Mortimer L. Mendelsohn, Lawrence C. Mohr, and John P. Peeters, Eds. Washington DC: Joseph Henry Press, 1998. ISBN 0309064228External

Educational Resources

University of Pennsylvania Cancer CenterExternal

Governmental Resources

Agency for the Toxic Substances and Disease Registry’s Toxicological Profile for Asbestos (2001)

EPA’s United Air Toxics Website: AsbestosExternal

International Chemical Safety Cards

International Program for Chemical Protection’s Reduction of Asbestos in the EnvironmentExternal

Mine Safety and Health Administration (MSHA) – Asbestos Single Source PageExternal

National Cancer Institute (NCI) – Asbestos Exposure: Questions and AnswersExternal

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)External

United States Geological Survey (USGS)External

United States Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA)External

Other Resources

American Thoracic Society (ATS)External

National Institute of Building Sciences’ Asbestos Control Publications (Abstracts and ordering info)External

National Agricultural Safety Database

Surviving Mesothelioma: A Patient’s GuideExternal

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