April 2021 | HazForce

UH OH! IS THAT ASBESTOS?

UH OH! IS THAT ASBESTOS? See the full asbestos abatement contractor checklist from WorkSafeBC Asbestos is a group of naturally occurring minerals that was used in many building products. It is commonly found in sheet vinyl flooring, vinyl floor tile, cement siding (transite board), perimeter... READ MORE

5 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT DEMOLITION

5 THINGS TO KNOW ABOUT DEMOLITION Check out what demolition contractors need to know by WorkSafeBC. Pre-Demolition surveys are more destructive than a typical HazMat survey allowing for a more comprehensive report of all hazardous materials for any given structure and site. What is commonly found when... READ MORE

FOUND LEAD? KNOW THIS

FOUND LEAD? KNOW THIS Learn where to find lead in your building. Lead is a naturally occurring, greyish hazardous metal that was used in consumer and industrial products. It can be found in buildings constructed prior to 1980. It was used in the paints, decorative glass, roof sheeting, and... READ MORE

DEMOLITION PROPERTY MAINTENANCE TIPS & TRICKS

DEMOLITION PROPERTY MAINTENANCE TIPS & TRICKS Click here for your HazMat checklist. Demolition surveys are more destructive than a typical HazMat survey allowing for a more comprehensive report of all hazardous materials for any given structure and site. What to consider before and after a demolition?... READ MORE

WHAT IS VERMICULITE & WHERE TO FIND IT

WHAT IS VERMICULITE & WHERE TO FIND IT Where can vermiculite be found? Vermiculite is a known asbestos-containing and naturally occurring mineral that was used as a building material for its insulative and fire-retardant properties. It was predominantly used from 1950 through to 1970. Exposure to... READ MORE