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Bill 5: Workers Compensation Act – Asbestos Licensing and Certification in British Columbia

Written by Sean Douglas, National Practice Leader, Hazardous Building Materials Group, Pinchin Ltd. What is Bill 5: Workers Compensation Act? In 2022, the provincial government introduced changes to the Workers…

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Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl Substances (PFAS) in the Environment

Per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) are a collection of over 4700 man-made chemical compounds that contain carbon-fluorine bonds, one of the strongest chemical bonds in organic chemistry. They are highly persistent in the environment and will accumulate in the human body because they do not break down readily. These compounds are found in the environment at low concentrations around the world.

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MLITSD Workplace Compliance Initiatives That May Affect Your Business Operations

Written by: Alex Brett, B.Sc., CRSP, Team Leader/GTA Practice Leader, Hazardous Materials, Pinchin Ltd. Pinchin is pleased to provide updates on ongoing and upcoming Ministry of Labour, Immigration, Training and…

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November is Fall Prevention Month

Written by Chris Taylor, National Practice Leader, Occupational Health & Safety, Pinchin Ltd. While items that Pinchin deals with such as asbestos represent the major killer in our workplaces (still), falls represent the…

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Mould, Moisture, and the Building Envelope

Written by National Practice Leader, Building Science & Sustainability, Gord Rajewski andNational Practice Leader, Indoor Environmental Quality, David Muise Originally published in Western Built Fall 2022 Magazine The term ‘mould’ refers to a large group of microorganisms…

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World Habitat Day

Written by Vanessa Marshall, National Practice Leader, Geotechnical Services, Pinchin Ltd October 3, 2022 is World Habitat Day and this year’s theme is Mind the Gap. Leave No One and Place Behind. Due to Covid,…

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Mesothelioma Awareness Day

Established in 2004 by the Mesothelioma Applied Research Foundation, Mesothelioma Awareness Day takes place annually on September 26. On this day, the mesothelioma community raise awareness to help find a cure for…

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