Alberta Asbestos Abatement Manual

Alberta Asbestos Abatement Manual

This best practices guide describes procedures for the safe removal or abatement of asbestos-containing materials.

Following the procedures in this manual will help employers maintain compliance with applicable OHS legislation.

The manual presents basic information on:

  • applicable laws
  • asbestos containing products
  • competency profiles for persons involved in abatement activities
  • health hazards
  • inspection criteria
  • requirements for worker protection
  • safe work procedures


What’s important to know

Alberta’s OHS Code requires that:

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Order printed copies of the manual from Alberta Queen’s Printer, or download a PDF version of the manual (150 pages).

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If you have questions or comments about the contents of this manual, please contact the OHS Contact Centre.

Modified: 2016-06-07
PID: 2988

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