New asbestos certification and licensing requirements now in effect
New requirements regarding mandatory training and licensing for asbestos abatement work came into effect on January 1, 2024. This means that asbestos abatement contractors must now be licensed to operate in British Columbia, and anyone performing asbestos abatement work must now be trained and certified.
For more information, visit the Asbestos training, certification & licensing section of our website.
You can see the amended regulatory requirements, as well as guidelines to help with the application and interpretation of the requirements, under “Latest updates” on the Searchable OHS Regulation & related materials section of our website.