Asbestos is a hazardous material that can have serious long-term detrimental effects on the health of people who are exposed to it. It is classified as a Class 1 carcinogen.
School authorities must ensure that only approved asbestos removal contractors are used for the removal and disposal of asbestos material if required during any school building or refurbishment project. A list of asbestos contractors and technical advisers,
and further guidelines are listed below.
The removal and disposal of asbestos materials are subject to strict procedures and the following regulations: