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Identify Mould Risk in Your Commercial Property

By | May 11th, 2017|Asbestos, Mold, Uncategorized|

Mould is a serious health and safety risk. Not only can it damage your property, it can also jeopardize the health and safety of anyone who enters your building, including staff members and clients. For these reasons, it’s important to have mold removed from your commercial property as soon as it’s discovered. Better yet, if [...]

Pre-Job Inspection: Detecting Hazards During Asbestos Abatement Procedures

By | April 13th, 2017|Asbestos, Mold|

Before beginning an asbestos removal procedure, the professional technicians at Certified Asbestos Removal conduct a careful inspection of your property to determine any health and safety hazards that may affect their performance on the job. Not only does this help to keep our technicians safe, it also ensures that the abatement procedure is handled as [...]

Asbestos Abatement Waste and Disposal Guide

By | March 10th, 2017|Asbestos|

Inspecting your property for asbestos is only part of the battle. Once asbestos has been discovered and removed, it’s important to dispose of the asbestos-containing material in the proper way to prevent further health concerns. Here is some more information about asbestos waste and disposal from the asbestos removal experts at Certified Asbestos Removal. The [...]

Asbestos Abatement in Special Circumstances

By | February 28th, 2017|Asbestos|

Standard approaches to asbestos abatement may have to be modified depending on the conditions of the asbestos-containing materials. When a non-standard approach to asbestos removal must be implemented, these four principals are always followed: The work area must be isolated. All removal workers must be adequately protected. The release of fibres must be minimized. Workers [...]

Asbestos Abatement Emergency Response Plan

By | January 20th, 2017|Asbestos|

Asbestos abatement procedures follow a strict set of protocols to make sure the process is as safe, controlled and efficient as possible. However, it is important to have an emergency response plan in the event that there is an accident or emergency during the asbestos abatement process. At Certified Asbestos Removal, we have an emergency [...]

The Benefits of Professional Asbestos Removal for Your Commercial Building

By | December 22nd, 2016|Asbestos|

Do you own a commercial building that was constructed more than 30 years ago? If so, you might have dangerous asbestos lurking inside. For years, asbestos was used in commercial buildings as insulation for pipes in ceiling tiles and as noise-blocking wall panels. While asbestos does a wonderful job at insulating, it is harmful to [...]

Asbestos Exposure Assessment: How Do You Know If You’re at Risk?

By | October 3rd, 2016|Asbestos|

Asbestos exposure can have serious health consequences for you, your employees, and your entire business. It’s important for business owners to have their properties fully assessed for asbestos-related health risks to keep their company safe and secure. How can you accurately judge the risks associated with asbestos in your workplace? Here is some more information [...]

Respiratory Protection Against Airborne Asbestos Exposure

By | September 15th, 2016|Asbestos|

Asbestos fibers can enter the body through the air we breathe, which is why it’s important to have respiratory protection in case of asbestos exposure. A respirator is a device designed to provide clean oxygen to the people who are wearing or surrounding the device. Here are three examples of respiratory devices used to protect [...]

What You Need to Know about Pre-Demolition Asbestos Removal

By | August 1st, 2016|Asbestos|

If you are preparing to have your building or commercial property demolished, you may think that asbestos removal is no longer necessary. However, according to Alberta Asbestos Abatement Manual from the provincial government, all asbestos-containing materials must be removed from a building before it can be demolished. If you’re planning on having a property torn [...]

Asbestos Action Plan: Encapsulation, Enclosure, Removal

By | June 30th, 2016|Asbestos|

Asbestos contamination is a serious health and safety risk that requires immediate action. Once identified, asbestos must be contained and removed without exposing anyone to the harmful substance. The basic strategies for minimizing the harmful effects of asbestos are encapsulation, enclosure and removal. Here is a brief description of how each of these approaches works, [...]