Program and Procedure
Need to comply with legislative standards or simply address worker health and safety concerns? With Certified Industrial Hygienists and highly trained occupational hygiene technicians, Western Health & Safety can help you address your hygiene needs.
The foundation of any health and safety system lies in building a solid program that includes policies and procedures. However, this can be quite a daunting task at the best of times. Western Health & Safety can first help you determine your program and procedure needs – whether it is general health and safety, respiratory protection, confined space or WHMIS – and design and implement an effective program customized for your company. WHS can also help you develop simple, yet effective, step-by-step safe work procedures for a variety of work activities and processes.
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The types of materials in your home that may contain asbestos are listed below:
- Flooring: Vinyl tiles, Linoleum sheet flooring, and flooring adhesives.
- Drywall joint compound.
- Window and door caulking.
- Textured or stipple-coated walls and ceilings.
- Plaster and stucco (interior and exterior).
- Cement board siding and under sheeting.
- Acoustic ceiling tiles.
- Loose, blown-in insulation such as vermiculite.
- Roof shingles and mastic.
- Pipe insulation.
- Furnace duct tape.
- Boiler and furnace insulation.
- Door and gasket covers.
Yes, you can drop off bulk material samples for asbestos analysis between the hours of 08:00 and 16:30, Monday to Friday. We are located at 1636 12 Avenue SW, Calgary. We recommend you call our office prior to drop off to ensure we have a technician available. Each sample must be submitted separately in a sealed plastic bag.
We can do rush, next business day by 15:00, or 5-day turn around time for results. We ask that you submit your sample no later than 13:00. If you submit your rush sample after this time, we cannot guarantee rush results.