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Article
January 1, 1992

The Health Hazards of Asbestos Removal

Author Affiliations

Sheet Metal Occupational Health Institute Trust Washington, DC

Sheet Metal Occupational Health Institute Trust Washington, DC

JAMA. 1992;267(1):52-53. doi:10.1001/jama.1992.03480010060011
Abstract

To the Editor.  —The JAMA article "Asbestos Removal, Health Hazards, and the EPA," prepared by the American Medical Association (AMA) Council on Scientific Affairs,1 was stunning in its unbalanced research and shallow analysis.The Council on Scientific Affairs ignores two central issues:

  1. How do you manage asbestos in a building if you don't know it's there?

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