How strong is the duty to warn employees of environmental hazards? In a large organization, what is the responsibility to track such hazards, and to communicate them? >>>
quoted paragraphsDenis Lapointe wants to know if the toxins in his former workplace made him sick. It just so happens his former workplace is a Government of Canada building – in the heart of the Nation’s Capital.
‘I was exposed. I wasn’t properly protected and here I was walking through this place and using the air hoses and blowing it to other people and its like I have a conscience.’ – Denis Lapointe
After years on the job, Mr. Lapointe has only just discovered the building he worked in contains hazards – most notably Asbestos. No one ever warned him….