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Asbestos in schools crisis

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by Thomasthepiperson, 9 Jul 2019.

  1. Thomasthepiperson

    Thomasthepiperson

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    Hi everyone,
    I have seen an article on the news about asbestos crisis in schools, and over 700 schools have been reported to the HSE about it. Seems quite worrying for teachers, school staff, and present and former pupils. Has anyone got concerns about this?
     
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  3. EddieM

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    Not really, no.
     
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    Notice when I picked my daughter up from after school art club theres a big notice in the reception.

    "All tradesmen must view the Asbestos folder before commencing works".

    They must have had a full school survey done at some point..
     
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    Every building should have one.
     
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    Certainly every school does, and it's either reviewed wholesale every 3 years, or bit by bit over a rolling 3 year period. The vast majority of all asbestos in schools is treated on a 'leave-it-alone' basis. Not something that worried me day to day.
     
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  8. Ian H

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    I’ve just done basic Asbestos training and photo’d a couple of pages:
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    So your right, just because it’s there doesn’t automatically make it dangerous.
     
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    What about schools is not in crisis nowadays?
     
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    Most public buildings of age have asbestos . Just the way it was .
     
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    There are more important things to worry about in life than inert asbestos. Thomastpps obviously runs an asbestos surveying company so has in interest in causing hysteria.
     
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  13. Thomasthepiperson

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    haha, I don't run a surveying company but I do have an interest in Asbestos and run courses on the subject.
     
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    Good effort!!
     
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    Maybe the new regs will be written on asbestos, that'll fireproof 'em.
     
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    The kids coming out of schools are killing more people
     
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