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Organizations: Labour Tags: OHS bulletins asbestos

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August 1, 2018

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This bulletin outlines the process to apply for an acceptance to demolish a building where asbestos-containing materials cannot be safely removed.


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February 1, 2017

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This fact sheet presents a definition of asbestos, it's uses and health effects, how to control asbestos exposure, health assessment of workers exposed to asbestos, and what OHS legislation sets out as employer and worker responsibilities at the work site.


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February 1, 2017

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Asbestos is a group of naturally occurring fibrous minerals with unique physical characteristics including extraordinary tensile strength, poor heat conduction and resistance to chemical attack. For these reasons, asbestos was often used as an ingredient in a wide range of building products....


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February 1, 2017

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Under the requirement in Section 34 of the OHS Code, all building materials with the potential to release asbestos fibers must be removed prior to demolition of a structure. This fact sheet discusses how employers can ensure the safe removal of debris containing asbestos during demolition, and...