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Exposure Control Plan for Cutting Small Amounts (< 3 Square Metres) of Gypsum Board Containing Asbestos

Cutting asbestos-containing gypsum board or drywall mud without proper controls can release asbestos fibres into the air. Breathing in asbestos fibres can cause asbestosis (a serious lung disease characterized by scarring and thickening of the lungs), mesothelioma, and other lung cancers. These diseases can result in death.

Publication Date: Jun 2011 File type: DOC (83 KB) Asset type: Exposure Control Plan