British Columbia Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) Regulation and Related Materials
Guidelines for Part 6 of the OH&S Regulation - ASBESTOS, Workersâ€™ Compensation Board of British Columbia
Safe Work Practices for Handling Asbestos (pdf format), 2001 Edition, Published by the Workersâ€™ Compensation Board of British Columbia
Waste asbestos must be transported and disposed of according to the British Columbia Waste Management Act and Special Waste Regulation, and local landfill rules.
Note: The Special Waste Regulation defines "waste asbestos" as a waste containing friable asbestos fibres or asbestos dust in a concentration greater than 1% by weight either at the time of manufacture, or as determined by the test method "Asbestos in Bulk Samples - Dispersion Staining", Industrial Hygiene Laboratory Analytical Methods, by the Workers' Compensation Board of British Columbia.
Other relevant Government documents:
Disposal of Waste Asbestos by Homeowners in BC, British Columbia Ministry of Water, Land and Air Protection
Special Waste Transport Licences â€“ Asbestos â€“ lists the companies that have a license and provides details of the license.