Did Canada’s Ban On Asbestos Come Too Late?

Back on December 30, 2018, asbestos was finally outlawed in Canada. As of that date, the Prohibition of Asbestos and Products Containing Asbestos Regulations took effect, prohibiting the import, sale and use of asbestos and the manufacture, import, sale and use of...

Test For Respirable Crystalline Silica With Our Accredited Lab

Enviro-Works Inc. is the only laboratory in western Canada to offer in-house respirable crystalline silica testing. It is also one of the only labs in North America to offer the low detection limits we provide for our clients. We’re very proud of the fact that our lab...

How Many Ways Can Asbestos Can Kill You?

Make no mistake about it, asbestos is a killer. The toxic substance, which Canada finally outlawed just a couple of years ago, is the nation’s number one workplace killer. It is the cause of thousands of deaths annually. The importance of protecting yourself from the...

How Radon And Cigarettes Make A Lethal Combination

There was once a time when Canadians could smoke in restaurants. In fact, that time wasn’t all that long ago! Here in Alberta, smoking was banned in public spaces and workplaces in 2008. It’s hard to believe that it’s only been 12 years since we could last light up in...

What Types Of Cancers Are Caused By Asbestos Exposure?

Back on December 30, 2018, the toxic substance known as asbestos was finally outlawed in Canada. The federal government introduced The Prohibition of Asbestos and Products Containing Asbestos Regulations which prohibits the import, sale and use of asbestos as well as...