Because of its excellent properties as a material, asbestos was widely used in buildings until the late twentieth century. In 1993, however, its use was prohibited in the Netherlands. Since then, no products containing asbestos have been manufactured. But the material can still be found in older buildings and systems. If it is damaged, exposed during renovation or demolition work or affected by fire, asbestos presents a serious danger to human health and the environment.



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Action Focus Tools increase awareness - discover hazards

It is of utmost importance that everyone at the workplace is always aware of potential hazards. Download below the easy-to-use Action Focus tools (Poster, Guide, Activity Sheets) and good luck with increasing awareness, discovering potential hazards and creating a safer and healthier workplace.