School Environmental Health

School Environmental Health


School Environmental Health Plan

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  • Asbestos

  • Asbestos-containing building materials, regulations, inspection and abatement.
  • Asthma

  • Asthma resources for schools.
  • Bloodborne Pathogens

  • Protecting students and staff from the hazards of exposure to blood and other body fluids.
  • Crumb Rubber Fields

  • Information about the risks of exposure to crumb rubber used in synthetic turf playing fields.
  • Food Safety

  • Food safety and sanitation, National School Lunch Program, food worker illness.
  • Green Cleaning

  • Minimizing chemical hazards of cleaning products and practices.
  • Lead Paint

  • Lead poisoning prevention, lead-safe remodeling, renovation and repair regulations.
  • Mold

  • Investigating and remediating mold awareness.
  • PCBs

  • Managing PCBs in ballasts, small capacitors and caulk; guidance for responding to PCB leaks and spills.
  • Radon

  • Radon testing, mitigation, reporting.
  • Ventilation

  • Optimizing fresh air in schools for student health and achievement.