The Asbestos Management Program outlines the procedures and controls in place at the University of Waterloo to ensure safe working conditions when working with or near asbestos.
Read the University of Waterloo's Asbestos Management Program for more information.
Asbestos Awareness Training
Asbestos Awareness Training is available online in LEARN for both occupants and workers.
Asbestos Worker Training
Type 1 and 2 asbestos operations worker training is conducted by an approved training provider. Contact the Safety Office to inquire about asbestos worker training.
Training for workers on asbestos SOP's in Plant Operations maintenance and utilities group is available on request through the Safety Office.
Additional Resources and Information
- Ontario regulation 278/05 - Designated substance - Asbestos on construction projects and in buildings and repair operations made under the Occupational Health and Safety Act
- A guide to the regulation respecting asbestos on construction projects and in buildings and repair operations
- Environmental Protection Act, Section 17 (Management of Asbestos Waste) http://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/900347 -