Duty to Warn Employees About Asbestos?

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? >>>

Electrician says government hid potential asbestos exposure

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….

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