Asbestos management in schools

Guidance for school leaders, governors, local authorities and academy trusts.



This advice is for:

  • school leaders
  • school staff
  • governing bodies

It applies to:

  • local-authority-maintained schools
  • academies and free schools

It is about how to identify, assess risks and manage asbestos in schools

You can review how your school is performing on asbestos management by using the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) checklist available on the HSE website.