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Asbestos October 25, 2017 MAAC Staff

The Chlorine Industry Still Relies on Asbestos Despite Safer Alternatives

Whether for insulation, tiles or fireproof clothing, asbestos was the top choice across many industries for decades. The natural mineral was inexpensive, durable and…

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Asbestos August 2, 2017 MAAC Staff

Understanding Asbestos Abatement Procedures

Many of us see the charm in owning an older home. Maybe it was chosen for its character, the unique architectural design of years…

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Asbestos May 8, 2017 MAAC Staff

National Occupational Health and Safety Week: Preventing Asbestos Exposure

When considering a job offer, many of us will contemplate the benefits like the health insurance, maternity leave policy, and the vacation time allotted.…

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Asbestos May 3, 2017 MAAC Staff

Handling Asbestos Abatement in Historic Homes

Historic homes can showcase a small piece of history, whether in its architecture and design or its role in a historic event or historical…

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Asbestos April 19, 2017 MAAC Staff

How to Improve Indoor Air Quality

It’s easy to think that we’re safe from pollution indoors. After all, we don’t see smoke stacks releasing dark plumes of smoke indoors, so…

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Asbestos April 12, 2017 MAAC Staff

Asbestos in the Home: What to Know Before You Buy

The hunt for a dream home can be very stressful. Purchasing a home is a big decision, so it’s important to feel safe and…

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Asbestos April 3, 2017 MAAC Staff

Global Asbestos Awareness Week: Education is the Key to Prevention

Years ago, asbestos was praised as a miracle mineral. It appeared to solve a construction need for fire and heat-resistant materials. The mineral’s durability…

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Asbestos March 2, 2017 MAAC Staff

Asbestos in Schools: What You Should Know

When we send our kids off to school every day, the first thing on our minds probably isn’t the environmental dangers they may be…

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