The Impact of Asbestos

Author: WorkSafeBC
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This video describes the history of asbestos, from its origins as a "miracle" material to its threat to worker health and safety. It includes personal stories from those who've been directly affected and urges those at risk of exposure to test for the presence of asbestos and only remove it if trained and qualified.


  1. It's amazing to think this was so widely used. It's unimaginable now to think that people had it in their homes. I've even seen pictures of children in Australis playing in asbestos, it's chilling to see images like this. It's like watching the grim reaper hang over your child.
  2. It's a horrible way to die.