Porous and Semi-Porous Material
Porous material has openings on the surface or has cavities inside.
Most important is protect yourself or other people.
Depending on the type of building, the size of the remediation, or how long it takes, professionals other than the building owner may need to be involved:
Owner-occupied homes: it is best to hire a remediation contractor and environmental consultant. If the owner decides to do the remediation using in-house maintenance staff, the containment measures below are recommended:
For rental accommodations, public facilities (e.g., schools, daycares, hospitals) and commercial buildings
Please visit AHS
Information for your Business and Community under the
Rental Housing and Grow Ops heading for more information about acceptable remediation.
Current as of: November 3, 2016
Author: Environmental Public Health, Alberta Health Services
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