A Resource Guide To Duct Cleaning, Asbestos Abatement, And Mould Remediation
We’ve been a leader in the duct cleaning, asbestos abatement, and mould remediation industry since 1966. During this time, we have been able to help many clients and established ourselves as industry leaders in addressing airborne and potential airborne contaminants in all types of industrial, commercial, institutional, and residential facilities.
How have we done this, you ask? Our dedication to ongoing training and to providing highly skilled workers for our projects ensures our onsite success. Our commitment to customer satisfaction has ensured that clients consistently seek out Power Environmental/Power Vac Services to address their needs for air duct cleaning, asbestos removal, and mould removal.
In this blog, we’ve provided some of the top resources to consult if you are looking for information for a project in the duct cleaning field, asbestos removal, or mould removal. Read on to learn more.
Reg. 278/05: Designated substance - Asbestos on construction projects and in buildings and repair operations
This is the current regulation in Ontario for how asbestos removal must take place. This is the #1 resource for asbestos removal, and we use it daily. https://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/050278. This regulation is a requirement for all projects in Ontario where there is the POTENTIAL for asbestos to be present. This resource provides information on how materials should be managed in place as well as how to classify and subsequently remove them as necessary.
EACC (Environmental Abatement Council of Canada)
Formerly EACO (Environmental Abatement Council of Ontario), The Environmental Abatement Council of Canada was initially formed as a contractor-based organization and has now grown to represent contractors, consultants, engineers, suppliers, government officials, and other industry stakeholders. It is in place for the betterment of the abatement and hazardous materials industry. The EACC helps to ensure clarity for the interpretation of regulatory issues and the safety of workers and clients. Their website has many guidelines that help interpret or fill in the gaps in existing regulations.
IICRC (the Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification)
The IICRC is a nonprofit organization for the Inspection, cleaning, and restoration industries. It has very comprehensive documents on how to safely remove mould from buildings and the strategies to use to ensure there is no contamination of adjacent areas during the removal process.
NADCA (National Air Duct Cleaners Association)
The HVAC Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Association, or the National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA), was formed in 1989 as a nonprofit association of companies engaged in cleaning HVAC systems. It supports members’ success with standards, education, certification, marketing, and advocacy to promote the highest quality and ethical services.
IHSA (the Infrastructure Health and Safety Association)
It is Ontario’s trusted health and safety resource. They provide the resources and training that control and eliminate safety hazards in work environments involving high-risk activities.
MLTSD (Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and Skills Development of Ontario)
Formerly the Ministry of Labour - MOL, this is the primary organization responsible for safe work within our industry.
If you are looking for duct cleaning, mould remediation, or asbestos removal, Power Environmental/Power Vac Services are the best in the business. No matter the scope of your project, our qualified and experienced staff is ready to assist you. We provide services for air duct cleaning, general and specialty vacuuming for commercial and industrial facilities, and air duct cleaning for residential locations. In our environmental division, we provide hazardous materials removals such as asbestos, mould, or lead.
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