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Asbestos awareness information for the automotive industry

Date created: Date modified: 22 Mar 2021

Mechanics can be exposed to asbestos in a wide range of  wide range of field specialities; from removing and replacing gaskets and clutch and brake linings or sanding and cleaning out asbestos-containing dust.

This brochure details important asbestos awareness information for mechanics and other professionals in the automotive industry.