Asbestos was used widely till late 20th century for its features like sound absorption, average tensile strength, affordability and resistance to fire, heat and electricity. It provided excellent heat insulation and was widely used for building insulation. However, developed countries have discontinued the usage of asbestos for its adverse effects in human health leading to lungs cancer and death. Countries like Canada have completely suspended the mining of asbestos and Canadian government announced in 2016 to completely ban the use of any products containing asbestos as well as import and export of these products by the end of 2018.
Therefore, residents of Brisbane are also after asbestos removal Brisbane after understanding the drawbacks of inhaling asbestos fibres which according to reports cause 2,55,000 casualties every year.
On the other hand, some countries continue to use this toxic mineral in alarming quantities. The use of asbestos is increasing in countries where affordable, mass-produced building material is highly in demand. These countries include Cuba, India, Pakistan and Kazakhstan. Even these countries opposed adding chrysotile asbestos to hazardous substance list in Rotterdam convention held at Geneva, Thailand. However, WHO is constantly working to minimize the use of asbestos by global campaigns and has urged its members to work towards eliminating mesothelioma and other cancers caused by the use of this toxic substance. At the end of the 66th world health assembly in 2013, WHO presented a global action plan for 2013 to 2020 to prevent communicable diseases including those caused by asbestos. Therefore, those nations who have understood the effects of asbestos inhaling on human health have started to abandon its use.
A house demolition Brisbane can be a cost-effective way to demolish a home for renovation purpose but might release asbestos fibres from building material which can be negligible but experts suggest keeping away from inhaling in the nearby air. Those already living in buildings constructed using a material containing asbestos but not in the mood of demolition can go for asbestos removal Brisbane. Asbestos removal companies provide professional services for the removal of this toxic substance and trying to remove them as a DIY can lead to severe health conditions. Therefore, if a homeowner has got the point to get rid of asbestos to avoid serious health issues in future, it is high time to go for searching a couple of good asbestos removal companies and take quotations from them. In this case, one can breathe in healthy air and forget about getting into any lungs disease or asbestos-related condition.