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Publication Type: Fact Sheet 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.


Views: 694
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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.


Views: 140
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February 1, 2017

Description

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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May 1, 2015

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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 construction products....


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July 1, 2011

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During previous revisions to the occupational health and safety legislation, asbestos requirements from the Alberta Building Code 1997 were transferred to the Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Code. Consolidation of the asbestos provisions into one piece of legislation under the jurisdiction...


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August 1, 2009

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This Safety Bulletin contains guidelines for minimizing asbestos exposure associated with brake maintenance and repair. These procedures are also effective when servicing clutches or when working with asbestos-free brake linings.