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Asbestos-containing pipes in municipal underground works projects

The network of asbestos-containing pipes in B.C. is aging or failing. As a result, it’s being replaced over time. Municipalities, contractors working on municipal projects, and other employers have responsibilities for the safe handling and disposal of asbestos-containing materials. This information sheet outlines the potential hazards and explains the existing regulations and required procedures for removing asbestos-containing pipes.

Publication Date: Nov 2018 File type: PDF (70 KB) Asset type: FAQ