Occupational Safety


Asbestos

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Asbestos is only a concern when the fibres become airborne. It is only when fibres are present in the air that people can inhale them.

Removing asbestos is specialized work. Except for the occasional very small job, outside removal contractors do all asbestos removal at Dalhousie.

An Introduction to Asbestos for Staff of Facilities Management 2007 [PDF - 106 KB]