Unions, teachers appeal for a program to progressively remove asbestos in all schools

Reported by Haydee | 01 May, 2012

A figure released by the education department revealed that up to 1200 out of the state‚Äôs 1539 government schools may contain asbestos. Teachers, unions and parents have called out to authorities to establish a program to label areas affected with asbestos material, train staff to manage it, and progressively remove it from the school buildings. …