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2. (1) This Regulation applies to,
(a) every project, its owner, and every constructor, employer and worker engaged in or on the project;
(b) the repair, alteration or maintenance of a building, the owner of the building, and every employer and worker engaged in the repair, alteration or maintenance;
(c) every building in which material that may be asbestos-containing material has been used, and the owner of the building;
(d) the demolition of machinery, equipment, aircraft, ships, locomotives, railway cars and vehicles, and every employer and worker engaged in the demolition; and
(e) subject to subsection (3),
(i) work described in subsection (2) in which asbestos-containing material is likely to be handled, dealt with, disturbed or removed, and
(ii) every employer and worker engaged in the work.
(2) Clause (1) (e) applies to,
(a) the repair, alteration or maintenance of machinery, equipment, aircraft, ships, locomotives, railway cars and vehicles; and
(b) work on a building that is necessarily incidental to the repair, alteration or maintenance of machinery or equipment.
(3) This Regulation does not apply to an employer to whom Regulation 837 of the Revised Regulations of Ontario, 1990 (Designated Substance ? Asbestos) applies in respect of those workers employed by the employer and engaged in the activities described in clause (1) (e) if the employer has on or before December 16, 1985 put into effect and maintained measures and procedures to control the exposure of workers to asbestos and has incorporated the same in an asbestos control program in accordance with Regulation 837 of the Revised Regulations of Ontario, 1990.
(4) This Regulation does not apply to an owner of a private residence occupied by the owner or the owner?s family or to an owner of a residential building that contains not more than four dwelling units, one of which is occupied by the registered owner or family of the registered owner.
The value of experience is not in seeing much,
but in seeing wisely. - Sir William Osler 1905
Registered Home Inspector (OAHI)