Source: Workplace Health and Safety
In Quebec, it is possible to find materials and products that contain asbestos in building components, facilities and equipment of all types of buildings, whether industrial, commercial, public or residential. Asbestos fibers can detach from certain materials or products when they are in poor condition or when work is performed on them.
To ensure the health and physical integrity of workers, new regulations on the safe management of asbestos in force since 6 June 2013. These provisions are designed to reduce the exposure of workers to asbestos dust.
They mainly concern: