Asbestos at the Regional Airport in Virginia
3 pages (750 words)
During construction of buildings and other associated facilities at these airports, Asbestos is being used as an inevitable ingredient. Approximately 95 percent of the asbestos used in building construction is of Chrysolite type. It is used in asbestos-cement masonry work, coatings and compounds, friction materials, packing and gaskets, papers, plastics, insulation board, floor and ceiling tiles, roofing materials, electrical insulation, hot water heating systems, drywall joint compound in the drywall walls, stucco wall plaster, etc.