Asbestos

The Enviro-Vac Blogs offer a variety of in depth information about dealing with asbestos, lead, industrial vacuum services and many other hazardous materials.

Did you know?

- Transport of asbestos must be done by specially licensed and trained companies.

Disposal of asbestos must be done at approved facilities. 

- It is illegal for an individual or company to handle, transport or dispose of friable asbestos without a special waste transport license. If you require asbestos removal, you must call the professionals.

- Due dilligence: Owners of a building or facility are responsible for ensuring that asbestos is properly and safely managed from the time it is identified through to its final disposal following abatement.

Think a three or four-day course in asbestos training to achieve Certified Worker status is enough? ----Think again!
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30
Mar
2022
Asbestos and Lead Found in Old Power Plants?
March 30th, 2022 | in Asbestos
Old power plants—like all old buildings--can contain asbestos, mercury, PCBs, and lead, and that’s just for starters. Read more here.
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24
Mar
2022
The Changing Asbestos Regulations in Canada
March 24th, 2022 | in Asbestos
Canada is poised to change the regulations regarding the handling of asbestos, making stricter safety rules. Why is this happening and what does this mean for the industry and the public? In today’s blog, we’re going to talk about asbestos.
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