IntroductionThis information sheet is for those supplying, working with, or using marble or other natural stone productsIt provides an overview of naturally occurring asbestos in such products including:▪the risk to health; ▪the actions you shouldtake to comply with the law; ▪a staged approach to identifying any possible naturally occurring asbestos content.A summarised case study in Appendix1, investigating various sources of faintly–veined white marble, concludedthat the marble contained insignificant amounts of asbestos. The marblewould notthereforebe classified as asbestos–containing material (ACM) and would have an extremely low potential for asbestos risk.Note: Theprinciples in this document regarding investigation of the presence of asbestos can be applied to other natural stone types including crushed stone and aggregate.
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