Asphalt Fumes: Health and Safety Effects of Exposure

Asphalt Fumes: Health and Safety Effects of Exposure

Asphalt fumes are fumes generated from the heat-dried mixture of bitumen, aggregate, and sand. Most times, we use both asphalt and bitumen interchangeably; which is wrong. Bitumen is actually a liquid binder that holds the asphalt together, while asphalt is a composition of aggregate, sand, and bitumen exposed to heating and drying in a plant…