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Introduction to Asbestos in Manitoba

Course Type: Complimentary Session
Course Length: 2 hrs
Price: 0.00

Seminar Overview

The Manitoba Workplace Safety and Health (WSH) places specific obligations on employers and building owners regarding the management of asbestos in buildings. Attend this session to find out about the measures and options for managing asbestos and minimizing the risk to employees and building occupants.

Note: The scope of this session is not sufficient for those who will do asbestos work. Refer to our course listings or contact us about training that is required in order to perform asbestos work.

Seminar Outline

  • Identification of asbestos in the workplace
  • Health hazards related to asbestos exposure
  • Safe work practices around asbestos
  • Key elements of an effective Asbestos Management Program

Who Should Attend?

  • Building Owners
  • Facility / Property Managers
  • General Contractors & Tradespeople
  • Maintenance Personnel
  • Insurance Adjusters

Instructor Bio

Edwin Wooster
Project Manager, Hazardous Materials

Edwin Wooster is a project manager for the hazardous materials group at Pinchin Ltd. He has over 18 years of experience, with more than 10 years in project management of environmental audits and hazardous materials management. Edwin has been Pinchin’s primary Canada Post contact for asbestos/mould related projects in Manitoba and Nunavut Territory (West) for the last eight years. He currently manages, co-ordinates, and supervises hazardous materials audits and abatement projects for a number of clients with large multi-building facilities. In the past, he has project managed a comprehensive asbestos reassessment project for a national financial institution consisting of over 700 branches across Canada. He has conducted in excess of 500 asbestos survey and inspection projects and is extremely proficient at the collection of field data for the purpose of asbestos surveys. Edwin holds an Engineering Design and Drafting Technology diploma from Red River College.

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Seminar Speakers

Pinchin’s complimentary sessions are conducted by instructors who are consultants and engineers with extensive experience and expertise in their subject matters, and are selected from our staff for their knowledge and presentation skills.