Asbestos, a mineral that was widely used until the early 1980s, still exists in many homes and workplaces. Exposure to asbestos through the inhalation of its fibers is the primary cause of mesothelioma, so it’s important to familiarize yourself with guidelines that can help protect you and your family from this deadly material, which is not banned in the United States.

The following infographic can be used as a quick reference guide for mesothelioma prevention. You can help prevent dangerous asbestos exposure by using this guide to identify places and products that may contain the fibers and to learn what precautions to take if you do find asbestos in your home or workplace.

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