Download: Asbestos: health risk of short fibers by Afsset

Short fibers and fine fibers asbestos Afsset opinion
collective expert report
published in February 2009.

Consideration of the dimensional criterion for the characterization of the health risks associated with inhalation of asbestos.

Re-evaluation of toxicological, metrological and epidemiological data with a view to assessing health risks in the general and professional population.

Afsset's mission is to help ensure health safety in the field of the environment and at work and to assess the health risks they may involve. It provides the competent authorities with all the information on these risks as well as the expertise and technical support necessary for the development of legislative and regulatory provisions and for the implementation of risk management measures.

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