Posts Categorized As: Asbestos Safety

Blog Post #1507 – Asbestos Exposure Spurs Fine

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Excerpt from the OH&S Canada magazine (January 2017)

The Regional Municipality of Waterloo, Ontario, was fined $50,000 on January 13, 2017, after municipality employees were exposed to asbestos for 25 days while removing and replacing equipment in a well house at the Waterloo water-pumping station from October 02nd to the 27th in 2015.

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Blog Post #1261 – Asbestos Exposure Limit Lowered

Article from the OH&S Canada magazine (July/August 2017) by Jeff Cottrill

The federal government has lowered the acceptable level of workplace exposure to airborne crisis tile asbestos two is close to zero as possible. The move was effective immediately, according to a statement that Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC) issued on July 12, 2017.

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