Asbestos in Schools

Asbestos – the silent killer in schools. ‘Some 15 teachers a year are dying of asbestos related cancer. The Health and Safety Executive released figures stating that between 1991 and 2000 147 teachers died from the untreatable cancer mesothelioma. When it took into account education assistants, nursery nurses and university lecturers the figures doubled. These figures could even be higher if other support staff, such as caretakers, maintenance staff and cleaners, are taken into account.’

Asbestos and Schools

Your Child’s School May Be Laden with Asbestos



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