Asbestos Hazards During a Disaster - EH: Minnesota Department of Health

Asbestos Hazards During a Disaster

There is no known safe level of asbestos exposure. Because of this health threat, it is highly recommended that asbestos containing materials that have been damaged due to flooding, be repaired, enclosed, encapsulated or removed. Any materials being removed that contain asbestos must be properly containerized and disposed of at a landfill approved to accept asbestos containing materials.

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Updated Monday, March 30, 2015 at 10:40AM