1877- Massachusetts passed nations first health and safety legislation.
British Legislation: Covered the general provisions of British Law.
Requiring the guarding of belts, shafts, and gears, protection on
elevators, and adequate fire exits in factories.
Because of the many uses of asbestos, mines for naturally occurring asbestos popped up
everywhere. The term naturally occurring asbestos refers to the mineral as a natural component
of soils or roc
Asbestos is the generic name for a group of six naturally occurring brous silicate minerals,
including the brous serpentine mineral chrysotile and the ve brous amphibole minerals
actinolite, amosite, anthophyllite, crocidolite, and