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Added on Dec 18, 2012
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This clip is from the 1959 film, "Asbestos: a Matter of Time," by the Bureau of Mines (US Department of the Interior.) The entire film is available on GoggleVideo. This clip describes key properties of asbestos and some of its uses in the 1950s. Inhaling asbestos dust, can cause asbestosis, lung cancer and esothelioma. Asbestos manufacturers knew of these diseases by the 1930s. Tens of thousands of (mostly) workers have been made sick and died from asbestos exposure. For more information, go to the Asbestos Disease Awareness Organization (ADAO) website - http://www.asbestosdiseaseawareness.org/
Channels: 1950s Green & Environmental Health & Fitness
Tags: asbestos awareness, silent killer, asbestos disease, introduction to asbestoss
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