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Avoiding Environmental Setbacks During Construction
Environmental issues on construction sites can upset project schedules resulting in delays and budget overruns, and pose risks to worker health and safety. Implementing a systematic approach to identifying, evaluating, and controlling environmental issues will assist in minimizing the negative implications to health, safety, budget, and schedule. 

This webinar will explore some of the more prevalent environmental issues found on construction sites and share a number of proactive approaches to promote health and safety, regulatory compliance and project efficiency. 

Topics Covered:  
• Common environmental issues encountered on construction sites, such as: 
— Mould  
— Asbestos  
— Lead 
— PCBs 
— Abandoned chemicals/laboratories
• Potential impacts of unaddressed environmental issues
• Best practices during design and construction to minimize the potential for environmental impacts. Case studies involving anticipated and unanticipated environmental discoveries will be shared

• There will be an opportunity for attendees to ask questions following the presentation. 

Who Should Attend: 
• Contractors 
• Facility Mangers 
• Mangers of Commercial, Residential, and Public Properties 
• Health and Safety Staff 
• Building Owners
• Tradespeople

Feb 25, 2021 11:00 AM in Eastern Time (US and Canada)

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Matt Laneville
Senior Project Manager @ECOH
Matt Laneville manages ECOH’s Ottawa office. He has 13 years of experience in the environmental consulting industry in the National Capital Region and throughout North America. He has supervised, conducted, and managed thousands of hazardous materials surveys, abatement projects, environmental assessments, and industrial hygiene assessments for a wide range of clients. Matt was a senior consultant on the investigation and abatement associated with the explosion of the Cliff Heating and Cooling Plant which consisted of a two-year remediation project, ranging from asbestos and lead abatement to hydrocarbon contamination. Matt has also been involved with laboratory decommissioning and the investigation of various research facilities prior to construction/renovation or change in use.