AISM: State, Federal, and Industry Links

Texas Health and Human Services
The Asbestos Program's Mission is to protect and promote the physical and environmental health of the people of Texas from asbestos.

Asbestos Regulatory Information:
(512) 834-6787
Inspections & Notifications:
(512) 834-6747
Environmental Protection Agency
The EPA's guide on asbestos sources, exposure and health effects, what to do if you suspect asbestos, training, and laws and regulations.

Asbestos Helpline:
(512) 834-6787
EPA Region 6 Office:
(214) 665-3183
Centers for Disease Control
The Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry has been involved in general research and in evaluating site-specific exposures to asbestos.

(800) 232-4636
ATSDR Region 6 Office:
(214) 665-8016
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
OSHA standards reduce the risk to asbestos by monitoring personal exposure to assess where there is any potential exposure to asbestos.

OSHA Main Contact:
(800) 321-6742
OSHA Fact Sheet (download PDF):
American Cancer Society
Mesothelioma (often caused by asbestos exposure) is a rare form of cancer that affects the thin linings of the organs in the chest and abdomen.

Addt'l Mesothelioma Info:
Toll Free Contact Number:
(800) 227-2345
Moody Labs
Moody Labs is a fully independent and accredited testing laboratory specializing in electron and polarized light microscopy, including asbestos.

Local Contact Number:
(972) 241-8460
Toll Free Contact Number:
(877) 606-0788