Washington State University
Environmental Health & Safety General Asbestos Awareness: Online Training

Asbestos-Containing Building Materials (ACM) Continued

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Automobile brake pads and lining, clutch facings, and gaskets
Dust from worn ACM brake pads may become airborne if disturbed Asbestos fibers in these gaskets tolerate engine heat Using an air hose to 'clean up' ACM makes asbestos airborne and hazardous

Elevator brakes
Elevator brake dust is controlled by its design Elevator brakes can be large

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