CBC: Home renovations trend raising risk of toxic asbestos exposure

“If you know what’s there you can protect yourself,” Ford said. “You can have it properly removed or you can change your renovation plans and actually not remove it.”

Full Story: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/british-columbia/home-renovations-trend-raising-risk-of-toxic-asbestos-exposure-1.3861953

About Jacob

Operations Manager at Canadian HAZ-MAT Environmental Ltd. Canadian Haz-mat Environmental is an independent Victoria BC based asbestos abatement company with a strong focus on education and improving public awareness of the dangers associated with asbestos. We support banning inappropriate uses of asbestos as a cause that pretty much anyone can get behind. We strongly believe Canada needs to build financial incentives (effective forms of subsidization) into the identification, abatement and disposal of asbestos from Canadian homes and businesses if we are to effectively address this problem.