Asbestos can be found in old linoleum, ceiling tiles, siding, and other
materials in homes built before 1977. Friable asbestos may lodge in the lungs and can
cause serious illnesses. As an air hazard, its removal falls under air
Local Clean Air
Agencies generally regulate asbestos removal.
The Washington State Department of Labor
& Industries addresses licensing and working standards.
page from the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry discusses
page from the Environmental Protection Agency.
Asbestos in Your Home describes where you might find asbestos in
buildings, from the Environmental Protection Agency
página en español de la Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry.