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Asbestos Hazards in Demolition, Renovation, and Salvage

When demolishing or renovating older homes, there is a high probability of disturbing asbestos containing materials, which may release asbestos fibres and put unprotected workers at risk. This bulletin outlines the responsibilities of an employer, owner, or builder when doing any demolition, renovation, or salvage work.

This 2003 safety bulletin was last updated December 2023.

Publication Date: Dec 2023 File type: PDF (195 KB) Asset type: Safety Bulletin Reference: WS 2003-03