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Honolulu Fire Department Violates Safety Standards

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Honolulu Fire Department Violates Safety Standards

Two and a half months later, the Honolulu Fire Department (HFD) is being fined over asbestos exposure concerns from the fire that tore through the Marco Polo high rise in Moiliili, Oahu.

An investigation conducted by the Hawaii Occupational Safety and Health Division (HIOSH) found that HFD violated workplace safety standards by failing to reduce the level of potential asbestos exposure...

Asbestos Exposure Still a Clear and Present Danger

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Asbestos Exposure Still a Clear and Present Danger

During the 1970s, the U.S. government enacted strict regulations that led to the end of widespread use of asbestos. Yet, according to a recent report by the Centers for Disease Control, exposure to asbestos continues to be a clear and present danger for many in the United States.

Before being banned, the fiber, used mainly for its insulation and fire-retardant properties, could be found...

Polaris Recalls Quad Bikes Over Asbestos Concerns

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Polaris Recalls Quad Bikes Over Asbestos Concerns

Asbestos Found in Multiple Service Parts Leads to Recall of Youth Quad Bikes

Polaris has recalled several models of its youth quad bikes, manufactured between 2001 and 2017, because asbestos was found in the brake pads, brake shoes, washers, and gaskets. The “powersports” company, which sells its products globally, is based in Minnesota and conducted the asbestos tests here in the...

Asbestos Exposure Risk Lurks in Remodeled and Demolished Homes

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Asbestos Exposure Risk Lurks in Remodeled and Demolished Homes

Did you know that residential renovation projects can lead to toxic asbestos exposure? Most people today are aware of the fact that breathing asbestos fibers can lead to mesothelioma and death. Regulations put in place in the 1970s by the federal government and individual states have stopped widespread use of asbestos in the U.S. These regulations concern commercial and residential...

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