Asbestos in drinking water, the norm in Quebec!
We know that water is a source of life, but can it also be a source of asbestos fiber? Asbestos is a fibrous mineral that has been widely used in the past for its many applications, particularly in the construction industry. Quebec used to be a major producer and exporter of chrysotile asbestos. Although asbestos […]
What you need to know about asbestos and its regulation.
In recent years, Canada has finally followed the lead of most industrialized countries and banned the import and production of asbestos-containing materials, decades after they were identified as the cause of many lung diseases. Although its use is now restricted or even banned, what about the remaining asbestos and its safety standards? First of all, […]