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Did you know?

Here’s some interesting information and highlights why asbestos in the U.S. is considered the Silent Killer:

  • Approximately 90,000 people die from asbestos-related diseases globally each year.

  • 2173 death in South Africa the past 7 years

  • Asbestos has been banned in more than 60 countries

  • Roofing products account for 72% of consumption.

  • One in every three deaths from occupational cancer is caused by asbestos.

  • Asbestos-containing vermiculite insulation product called Zonolite is believed to be in 35 million homes, schools, and office buildings.

  • Asbestos snow was used in the poppy scene in the Wizard of Oz.

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