A Manitoba employer was recently fined $13,050 for failing to implement an asbestos control plan to prevent asbestos-containing material from becoming airborne in the workplace.
Ensuring safe work procedures are in place to protect workers working with or in close proximity to asbestos is an important part of preventing illnesses.
SAFE Work Manitoba offers information on how to protect workers, co-workers, friends, family and yourself from exposure to asbestos: Asbestos What You Need to Know
, Asbestos for Contractors Video
and Asbestos for Workers Video
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