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BC Insulators, BC Fed, Hazardous Materials Assc all shocked by asbestos court decision

UPDATE – March 2, 2016 The BC Insulators Union is pleased to hear that WorkSafeBC will indeed appeal the BC Supreme Court decision of Feb. 26 that rejected a contempt of court application against Mike Singh, Shawn Singh and Seattle Environmental. ┬áHere is WorkSafeBC’s notice, followed by our original news […]

Christmas Holidays 2016 BC Insulators Union office hours

On Behalf of the Officers, Members and Staff of the BC Insulators Union, we wish you all a very Merry Christmas and a Happy and Safe New Year in 2017 to you and your family. Enjoy the holidays! The BC Insulators Local 118 Christmas office hours are as follows: Friday, […]

BC Insulators warn of asbestos danger in Globe & Mail story

This story ran recently in the Globe and Mail newspaper quoting BC Insulators Union Business Manager Lee Loftus on the threat of workers being exposed to deadly asbestos in house demolition. Vancouver workers face asbestos danger with quick demolition jobs By MIKE HAGER Published Sunday, Nov. 08, 2015 Crews demolishing […]

Asbestos and the Cassiar Mine

Brother Lee Loftus talks to CBC on asbestos and the Cassiar Mine. Click here to listen to the interview with CBC