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Alberta’s Legal Requirements for Asbestos Containing Materials (ACM)

The 2019 Alberta Asbestos Abatement Manual outlines the safest and most effective techniques to handle and remove ACM. It also describes potential health hazards, requirements for worker protection, legislation, and asbestosmaterials.

Specifically, the contents of the manual include, but are not limited to:

  • Uses of asbestos
  • Exposure assessment
  • Physical characteristics of asbestos
  • Health effects from occupational exposure
  • Alberta building codes
  • Occupational Health & Safety regulation
  • Asbestos removal
  • Levels of risk for asbestos abatement
  • Personal Protective Equipment
  • Asbestos sampling and analysis¹ (please see the sidebar for instructions on sampling and sending)

For more information on asbestos removal, procedures and regulations, please view the Alberta Asbestos Abatement Manual.

¹Alberta asbestos abatement manual [2019]. Government of Alberta. (2019, August 9).

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