On this blog, we often discuss scenarios in which people are exposed to asbestos on the job. The problem of negligent employers and manufacturers is that there are far too many of them, and people often develop asbestos-related diseases after having been exposed to airborne asbestos at work decades ago. However, the threat of asbestos exposure does not stop once you clock out of work. In fact, many homes that were built up until the mid-1980s were built using asbestos.
It's an exciting time for your family: you're moving to a new home. You begin packing things up and putting everything in boxes. This type of move forces you to clean out places such as the attic and the basement, where things have been sitting for years.