Asbestos Management Policy

Thursday, January 16, 2020

The school acknowledges the health hazards arising from exposure to asbestos and will protect staff, pupils and other persons potentially exposed as far as is reasonably practicable. This will be achieved by minimising exposure through the management of asbestos-containing materials in the school premises.

How to Manage Asbestos

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Assess whether asbestos is, or is suspected to be, on the premises.

Managing Asbestos Risks in Schools: In-depth

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Asbestos is a generic term for a group of fibrous minerals formerly widely used because of its incombustibility, good electrical and heat-insulating properties and strength.

Managing Asbestos Risks in Schools: Quick Facts

Thursday, January 16, 2020

Breathing in air containing asbestos fibres can lead to asbestos-related diseases including the fatal diseases asbestosis, lung cancer and the cancer mesothelioma. Health Hazards of Asbestos