Sensible Guide for Healthier School Renovations: Key Environmental Health Considerations When Renovating Schools

Title:
Sensible Guide for Healthier School Renovations: Key Environmental Health Considerations When Renovating Schools
Format:
Paperback
USA Price: 
Stock:
In stock
GPO Stock Number:
055-000-00705-5
ISBN:
9780160943744
Description

School renovations have the potential to increase children’s exposures to harmful contaminants which can lead to serious health risks. This informative booklet published by the Environmental Protection Agency addresses the unique challenges and opportunities of school renovation pro-actively that can help the school save money and support student performance. School environments play an important role in the health and academic success of children. 

Table of Contents

Keep Kids Safe During School Renovations.............. 1

Protect Indoor Air Quality During School Renovations ... 2-3

Asbestos ............................................................. 4-5

Mold ................................................................... 6-7

Vapor Intrusion.................................................... 8-9

Hazardous Materials and Mercury .................... 10-11

Lead Based Paint............................................. 12-13

Polychlorinated Biphenyls (PCBs)..................... 14-15

Radon .................................................................. 16

Construction and Demolition ................................. 17

Top Ten Things to Know ........................................ 18

References and Resources............................... 19-20

Audience

Parents of School-age children, Public and Private school adminstrators and Principals, Local School Board members, city and state school admistrators, education activists.

Product Details

Availability Details:
In Stock
USA Price:
$8.00
International Price:
$11.20
Publisher:
Environmental Protection Agency
Year/Pages:
2016: 22 p.; color illustrations.
Key Phrases:
  • School Renovations
Weight:
0.25
Quantity Price:
Discount
Cover:
Paper
Unit of Issue (US):
1
Unit of Issue (Non-US):
1
Item available Date:
12/13/2017
Last Status Update:
02/13/2018
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