Feb 22 2023



Asbestos Abatement Worker (MTCU Program 253W)

As of November 1, 2007 all workers performing Type 3 work must be certified as mandated by Ontario
Regulation 278/05 (O.Reg. 278/05) Designated Substance – Asbestos on Construction Projects and in Buildings and Repair Operations as made under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA). All workers, including construction trades who perform Type 3 asbestos work as defined in the Regulation 278/05 under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) must successfully complete the in-school training component of the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) approved Asbestos Abatement Worker (AAW) Training Program 253W and pass the MTCU AAW Test.