Two businesses fined for asbestos violations in Richmond

Richmond News | Valerie Leung | June 8, 2022

One business was fined $80,000 for repeated high-risk violations.

Two firms responsible for handling asbestos-containing materials (ACMs) have been fined by WorkSafeBC for two separate cases of failing to remove hazardous materials from Richmond sites.

Green Clover Asbestos was fined $80,000 on April 28 for repeated and “high-risk violations” involving asbestos.

According to WorkSafeBC, the firm conducted an abatement at a house that was scheduled for demolition and issued a letter that all ACMs has been contained or removed.

However, the health and safety agency confirmed that ACM was present throughout the building, on vinyl sheet flooring and duct tape.

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