What is asbestos?
There are several minerals commonly known as asbestos. These minerals can be used to make products strong, long-lasting and fire-resistant.
Legal obligations (LSST RSST CSTC)
In June 2013, the Regulation respecting occupational health and safety1 (the “Regulation”) was amended to impose new obligations on employers regarding the safe management of asbestos.
The human health effects from long-term unsafe asbestos exposure are well documented.