Asbestos

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Construction Business

Canada moves towards total asbestos ban

Canada announced the final step to prohibit asbestos and asbestos‑containing products. The asbestos ban comes into force on Dec. 30, 2018.
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REMI Network

E-course helps manage asbestos in the workplace

The Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety launched an e-course to help recognize, assess and manage asbestos-related risks in the workplace.
asbestos in the workplace

REMI Network

Canada enforces new regs for handling workplace asbestos

Canada enforced changes to occupational health and safety regulations on workplace asbestos today and declared updates to national building codes.
asbestos-renovations

Canadian Property Management

Be aware of asbestos during renovations

Discovering asbestos can be overwhelming for many as it is often associated with a decrease in property value or a large price tag.
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Facility Cleaning & Maintenance

Existing asbestos stockpile raises concerns

Although Canada is finally banning asbestos-containing products for good by 2018, the government hasn’t yet clarified issues related to existing asbestos.
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REMI Network

Top exporters block move against white asbestos

Chrysotile, otherwise known as white asbestos, will not be added to Rotterdam Convention’s list of hazardous substances.
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Construction Business

WorkSafeBC to heighten asbestos inspections

WorkSafeBC prevention officers will be increasing inspections of residential demolition and renovation sites to ensure contractors are adhering to health and safety laws when identifying and removing asbestos.
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Don Pinchin

Canadian Property Management

Real estate industry loses environmental guide

Dr. Donald (Don) Pinchin was a respected scientist and a strong communicator who supported the real estate industry in its pursuit of health, safety and regulatory compliance.
Daniel De Monte

Canadian Facility Management & Design

Managing asbestos during tenant fit-outs

What are the requirements for managing asbestos during tenant fit-outs? Daniel De Monte of the Flat Iron Building Group explains.
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Building Strategies & Sustainability

Asbestos surveys widely mandated in Quebec

Quebec is one of the last Canadian jurisdictions to specifically mandate asbestos monitoring and ...
REMI

Canadian Property Management

Asbestos recompense from U.S. court

Some Canadian property owners whose buildings contain the Limpet brand sprayed asbestos-containing materials fireproofing have partially recovered their costs as part of a successful claim in the U.S. bankruptcy court.