Oct 19, 2016
by ANGELA GISMONDI
Daily Commercial News
Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) developed and released the online list of crown-owned and leased buildings with a known presence of asbestos Oct. 3.
“Asbestos is a very deadly product, it is lurking in the buildings and it is easily disturbed,” said Robert Blakely, Canadian operating officer, Canada’s Building Trades Unions in an email to the Daily Commercial News.
“People who work in government buildings or repair those buildings where it lurks are in dangerous workplaces. Our members work in Canada’s public buildings… in the very least they should be able to know before going to work whether they need to protect themselves and make decisions around whether to work there or not.”
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