Vermiculite found in wall

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I was ripping up lathe and discovered some vermiculite and it definitely got airborne and then I found another spot I didn’t mess with that one.

What are my options here there’s not a lot, should I shop vac it put it in the trash? Call someone?? Not sure what to do. I just thought about leaving this spot and sweeping whats on the floor back into the wall and flipping the floor osb. and leaving it alone. thoughts??
 

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If this is your personal home; Suit up and get rid of it. Keep handling to a minimum. No shop vac.
If this is a job your on, your required to hire an abatement company to get rid of it, if it's in your way.
 

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If this is your personal home; Suit up and get rid of it. Keep handling to a minimum. No shop vac.
If this is a job your on, your required to hire an abatement company to get rid of it, if it's in your way.
Yeah this is my home, tyvec suit and a dusk mask ya think? maybe just use a dust pan into a garbage bag?
 

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Alright thanks for the comment, i was changin a window last year and some was falling from the top sill and i thought it was dried dead bugs lol now i found for in this project i googled it! im probably gonna spray with a little water too keep the dust down.
 

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So I swept up most of it there’s some hanging from ceiling in between studs I’ll prolly push it back up but should I be worried that my attic has this??
 

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