Results Announced Of Hse's Latest Asbestos Management In Schools Inspections

By: sinuse

A timely reminder of the importance of the right asbestos management surveys in educational establishments is the Health and Safety Executive's (HSE) publication of the results of its most recent asbestos in schools inspection initiative.

The period between April 2013 and January 2014 saw the inspection by HSE of a carefully selected random sample of 153 schools outside local authority control, including independent, voluntary aided and foundation schools, academies and free schools.

71 per cent of the inspected schools were not required to make any changes to their present asbestos management arrangements or were given straightforward, simple advice. HSE d