Frequent Questions

What is an asbestos management plan?

An asbestos management plan is required to provide documentation of the recommended asbestos response actions, the location of asbestos within the school, and any action taken to repair or remove the material. The school authority must maintain records to be included in the Asbestos Management Plan. These records include among other things:

• List of the name and address of each school building and whether the building has asbestos containing building material, and the type of asbestos-containing material;

• Date of the original and each subsequent school re-inspection;

• The plan for re-inspections, and operation and maintenance;

• A blueprint that clearly identifies the location and condition of all asbestos-containing building material that remains in the school;

• A description of any response action or preventive measures taken to eliminate or control asbestos exposure;

• A copy of the analysis of any building material, and the name and address of any laboratory that sampled the material;

• The name, address, and telephone number of the “designated person” to ensure the duties of the local education agency (LEA) are carried out; and

• A description of steps taken to inform workers, teachers, and students or their legal guardians about inspections, re-inspections, response actions, and periodic surveillance.

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