The article describes the most important mineralogical types from the construction point of view, the main effects on health resulting from its exposure, and identifies their presence in building materials and their potential risk. It reviews the process of surveying asbestos in existing buildings, sampling and determination of the concentrationof asbestos fibres. This data provides information about the degree of friability of the material and determines what action to take. It also reviews the current status of waste management of asbestos.
|Translated title of the contribution||Varieties of asbestos in buildings and risks associated with the work of deconstruction|
|Number of pages||13|
|Journal||Informes de la Construcción|
|Publication status||Published - 13 Jun 2013|