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What Does Asbestos Mean to Homeowners?

The proper treatment and handling of asbestos is not only required by WorkSafeBC, but is both beneficial to you and your family’s health. As professional contractors, Ashton Service Group puts your family’s safety first, every time. If asbestos removal or handling is required for your renovation or repair, Ashton Service Group will ensure that the asbestos is handled correctly as per Work SafeBC guidelines.

When conducting any renovations or major repairs to your home, please take the following steps to ensure your safety:

  • Take precautions when renovating your home to avoid inhaling asbestos
  • Hire trained professionals to identify and remove asbestos-containing materials
  • Contact your municipality to find out how to dispose of asbestos to avoid contaminating landfills
  • Always consult a professional if you are unsure

Where Can I Find Qualified Help?

WorkSafeBC does not maintain a list of asbestos abatement contractors; however, lists of potential companies can be obtained from the following sources:

  • Yellow Pages; internet; city permits department
  • The Hazardous Materials Association of BC
  • The BC Association of Restoration Contracts

For more information, please see the Asbestos FAQ or  WCB Asbestos Fact Sheet 

 

 

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