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Northwest Territories’ & Nunavut Codes of Practice in accordance with the Northwest Territories Safety Act and Occupational Health and Safety Regulations was published in September 2018. Flag Map of NunavutFlag Map of the Northwest Territories

The Codes of  Practice include, but are not limited to:

  • The classifications of asbestos
  • Health effects associated with with exposure to asbestos
  • Asbestos abatement methods
  • Asbestos abatement procedures
  • Asbestos analysis
  • Proper personal protective equipment for a given scenario¹

For more information on Northwest Territories & Nunavut asbestos regulations, and to get a more comprehensive list of procedures, please visit Northwest Territories & Nunavut Legal Requirements.

¹Asbestos Abatement. Codes of Practice. Worker’s Safety and Compensation Commission (September 2018).

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