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Construction Workers Recall Working Around Asbestos

This is clipped from a 1978 film which provided an explanation of asbestos, the dangers it poses to our health, and the importance of precautionary me...

Lead Paint Dangers

The dangers of lead poisoning were known as far back as the early 19th century. In 1897, it was noted in Australia that children were becoming ill aft...

Bagging Asbestos Fibers

This clip shows the asbestos bagging operations after the mining and milling of the asbestos-containing ore at the Cassiar Asbestos Company's asbestos...

Mold Problems after Flooding

Over one million people were forced from their homes in the Midwest as a result of flooding in 1997. After the flood waters receded, mold growth insi...

Application of Built Up Asbestos Roofing

Application of Built Up Asbestos Roofing...

Radioactive Contaminated Turtles

At the Savannah River Department of Energy site near Aiken, South Carolina, USA, a 300-square-mile complex of streams, ponds, nuclear reactors, reproc...

Application of Built Up Asbestos Roofing

Until the 1980s in the US, asbestos was a popular material in industrial, commercial and construction applications. Asbestos typically found its way i...

Hand and Foot Radiation Monitors at a Nuclear Reactor

This shows specially designed hand and shoe monitors to detect alpha, beta, and/or gamma radiation on a person's hands or feet. To use this equipment,...

Asbestos in building construction

This was clipped from the 1959 film, Asbestos a matter of time, by the US Bureau of Mines, Department of the Interior. For more information about a...

Decontamination after an Atomic Blast

This clip from the US Government's 1955 film, Operation Teapot Atom Test, show troops being decontaminated after exposure to the blast and resulting r...