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Health Effects of Chrysotile Asbestos: Contribution of Science to Risk-Management Decisions

Volume 5, 2001
By R.P. Nolan, A.M. Langer, M. Ross, F.J. Wicks, R.F. Martin
ISBN: 0-921294-41-7

Special publication volume 5 is a collection of papers summarizing the state of knowledge about chrysotile and amphibole-group asbestos minerals like tremolite, riebeckite and grunerite from historical and modern perspectives:

  • Analysis of historical and modern controlled exposures
  • Incidence of cancer
  • Epidemiology
  • Mineralogy and metamorphic petrology
  • Statistical assessment of risks

A must to illustrate the complex interface of the Earth sciences and the Health sciences