EFFECTIVE APPLICATION DATE :1st July 2013
Audiences: employers and workers who perform removal work or encapsulation of materials containing asbestos or perform operations on materials that could cause the release of asbestos fibers.
Subject: Protection of workers against the risks of exposure to asbestos.
The decree of April 8, 2013 requires continuous monitoring of the quality of the air used in the EPI. It also requires continuous monitoring of flow rates and pressure from the breathing air supply. In case of failure, a warning occurs which leads in the immediate cessation of operations and allows a safe exit for the workers in the work area.