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					        LBE High School
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                LBE High School Asbestos Management Plan

Overview
This document contains the Asbestos Management Plan (AsMP) for LBE High
School, implemented to comply with Regulation 4 of the Control of Asbestos
Regulations 2006 (CAR 2006).
The flow chart at Appendix 1 details the Site Rules and Emergency Procedures for
the management of asbestos at the school.

1.     Introduction
The risk assessment information from the asbestos survey is used to formulate an
Action Plan as to how the Asbestos Containing Materials (ACMs) are to be managed
under normal conditions without damage or risks and also for emergency situations
when the ACMs have been damaged / deteriorated or otherwise where fibres have
been released and become airborne.

This AsMP is formulated in accordance with and must be read in conjunction with the
Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006 and Ealing Council Asbestos Management
Plan - Dec 2011. Where there is a conflict between this AsMP and a statutory
requirement the latter is to be followed and the person who has signed this AsMP is
to be advised immediately.
In the event of any emergency the asbestos duty holder will be informed immediately.

2.    Background
In 2008 an Asbestos Survey was carried out on all buildings at LBE High School.

The asbestos containing materials identified in this survey have been used as a basis
for this management plan.

Asbestos Register
The information in the survey report should be used to form the asbestos register,
which is a key component of the Asbestos Management Plan. The survey report itself
will generally not be the asbestos register. The asbestos register will be a simpler
document and will not contain most of the information in the survey report, e.g. the
bulk analysis results or survey site information.

3.     Responsibilities

Duty Holder
The ‘Duty Holder’ responsibility lies with the responsibility to maintain and repair the
buildings or control any means of access or egress to or from the site.

For the purposes of this document the ‘Duty Holder’ is the Head teacher. The Head
teacher is responsible for the Asbestos Management Plan, both in its preparation and
implementation at this school. There may be other duty holders’ who have
responsibilities linked to their responsibility for maintenance. For example, for
community schools, this will be the Assistant Director of Children’s Services and for
Foundation and Voluntary Aided schools this would be the Governing Body.

Responsible Person
The nominated ‘Responsible Person’ on site for managing the Asbestos
Management Plan on behalf of the Head teacher and the risk associated with
Asbestos Containing Material at the school is the Site Manager.


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The School Asbestos Management Plan is held and managed on a day-to-day basis
by the site manager: located at the site manager’s office and school reception.

The Asbestos Register will be updated following both planned and reactive
inspections updates and completion of remedial actions. The site manager will make
the Asbestos Register readily available.

The Responsible Persons duties in relation to Asbestos Containing Materials (ACMs)
are as follows:

      a. Hold, maintain and update the School Asbestos Management Plan

      b. Carry out the inspection of ACMs at the frequency recommended by the
         risk assessment in the register.

      c. Review the risk assessment in the Asbestos Management Plan to ensure it
         is current and appropriate.

      d. Be the primary point of contact for asbestos issues for the School.

      e. Receive and act upon requests for advice and emergency repair to ACMs.

      f. Advise the Head teacher of any issues involving Asbestos.

Asbestos Advisor
Schools should identify a source of further asbestos related advice to support the
management of asbestos in the school. For many schools this advice may be sought
from the LBE Schools H&S Officer and/or the EC Harris Asbestos Manager. For
those schools that do not have access to these resources, it is recommended that an
asbestos advisor be appointed to provide this additional support as detailed further in
this plan.

Details for the LBE Schools H&S Officer and EC Harris Asbestos Manager are
detailed below:


Dave Morgan                                 Leigh Simmonds
Asbestos Manager                            Health and Safety Officer
EC Harris                                   London Borough of Ealing

Tel: 020 7812 2860                          Tel: 020 8825 6195
Mob: 07826 535455                           Mob:
Email: david.morgan@echarris.com            Email: lsimmonds@ealing.gov.uk


Appropriate Authority
Where mentioned in this document, this refers to the person or body who owns or
has landlord responsibility for the buildings.




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Relationship between Asbestos Survey, Asbestos Register and Asbestos
Management Plan (AsMP)
The purpose of the survey is to help manage asbestos in the duty holder’s premises.
The survey has to provide sufficient information for: an asbestos register and plan to
be prepared, a suitable risk assessment to be carried out and a written plan to
manage the risks to be produced. The process is shown schematically in Figure 1.

Figure 1.




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4. Risk Assessment
Following an inspection or a survey, the risk posed by each of the ACMs or
presumed ACMs identified will need to be assessed. These risk assessments will
help in deciding what action, if any is appropriate to deal with the ACMs and will
assist in making decisions on priorities for action.

The prioritisation of remedial actions is undertaken by combining the Information from
the Material Risk Assessment from the Survey Material Assessments with a Priority
Assessment, which is an assessment of the risk of exposure to asbestos fibres.

The Risk Assessment within this Plan is the combination of the material and priority
assessments. The purpose of the risk assessment is to indicate priorities for action.
These scores and other recorded observations, which are perceived as being likely to
affect the release of asbestos fibres, are then used to allocate a risk code, which
provides guidance on how the ACM should be managed.
A guide to assist with the priority score of this assessment is included at Appendix 2.

5. Priorities for Action
It is the school’s responsibility to seek to reduce and manage risk. Where practically
feasible, encapsulation or removal of the Asbestos Containing Material (ACM) may
be the best course of action, however in many cases removal of asbestos is not the
best course of action, and is not recommended by the Health and Safety Executive
(HSE). The focus is to effectively manage asbestos in-situ and where feasible to
reduce risk.

This asbestos management plan utilizes a traffic light (red, amber, green) indicator to
highlight those risks, which are more significant. The higher risks highlight asbestos,
which are more likely to significantly impact the health and safety of those who use or
work in the school. The risks are graded as follows:

      Red        Cumulative Assessment Score equal to or greater than 15
                  Materials in this category warrant urgent consideration. The
                  potential exposure will vary according to local conditions – for
                  example, the intensity of use of the room or the nature of airflow
                  and movement around a damaged ACM. In most circumstances
                  immediate plans for removal of the asbestos concerned should be
                  implemented, or at least the encapsulation of the ACM.
      Amber      Cumulative Assessment Score 10 - 14 inclusive
                  Materials within this category do not pose an imminent risk and
                  likelihood of fibre release is low under existing conditions. It
                  would be most appropriate to monitor the situation, as
                  deterioration may occur over time. In these situations, it may be
                  necessary for the asbestos to be removed on a programmed
                  basis; emergency repair and sealing operations should be
                  undertaken where any deterioration or damage occurs.
      Green      Cumulative Assessment Score 0 - 9 inclusive
                   Materials within this category should be inspected on an annual
                  basis to ascertain any change in circumstances, which could
                  require reassessment of priority rating.




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5.        Asbestos Management Plan (AsMP)

This Plan details how the school asbestos register and the asbestos risk will be managed and the location where asbestos containing
materials have been identified.

                                                                   Asbestos
 Sample    Building     Floor       Room       Item Description                   Condition                Assessment Scores               Risk Code
                                                                     Type

                                                                                                Material       Priority        Total




Recommendations                                                   Details of Action                  Action Timescale             Date Action Completed   Routine Inspection Due


Undertake routine inspections for damage or deterioration.

Where damaged or high risk, remove or repair in accordance
with CAR2006. Reg 3(2) and LBE Asbestos Code of Practice.




                                                                   Asbestos
 Sample    Building     Floor       Room       Item Description                   Condition                Assessment Scores               Risk Code
                                                                     Type

                                                                                                Material       Priority        Total




Recommendations                                                   Details of Action                  Action Timescale             Date Action Completed   Routine Inspection Due


Undertake routine inspections for damage or deterioration.

Where damaged or high risk, remove or repair in accordance
with CAR2006. Reg 3(2) and LBE Asbestos Code of Practice.




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                                                                   Asbestos
Sample    Building      Floor       Room       Item Description                   Condition                Assessment Scores               Risk Code
                                                                     Type

                                                                                                Material       Priority        Total




Recommendations                                                   Details of Action                  Action Timescale             Date Action Completed   Routine Inspection Due


Undertake routine inspections for damage or deterioration.

Where damaged or high risk, remove or repair in accordance
with CAR2006. Reg 3(2) and LBE Asbestos Code of Practice.




                                                                   Asbestos
Sample    Building      Floor       Room       Item Description                   Condition                Assessment Scores               Risk Code
                                                                     Type

                                                                                                Material       Priority        Total




Recommendations                                                   Details of Action                  Action Timescale             Date Action Completed   Routine Inspection Due


Undertake routine inspections for damage or deterioration.

Where damaged or high risk, remove or repair in accordance
with CAR2006. Reg 3(2) and LBE Asbestos Code of Practice.




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NON-ACCESSIBLE AREAS REGISTER

All non-accessible or limited areas have been listed. The areas or items must be
presumed to contain asbestos until such a time as full access and inspection has
been undertaken.

No works of any kind are to be undertaken without first consulting the
Asbestos Consultant (see Section 3).

Area No        Building   Floor       Room         Position     Item         Access
                          Level                                              Level




6.     Labelling

Labelling and colour coding alone should not be relied on as control measures in
themselves. They may become dirty, obscured or fall off and therefore should only be
used as a back-up measure. It is important that good lines of communication
between the administrators of the asbestos management system and those
undertaking works in the school should be maintained, so that access to good,
accurate information about ACMs in the premises is maintained.

If the asbestos record is up to date and control over maintenance workers and
contractors is tight, through for example, the use of a permit-to-work-system, then
labeling may be seen as unnecessary.

7.     Training

The site manager is trained / qualified to Responsible Person level as defined in the
Authority’s Asbestos Code of Practice and in line with CAR2006. Records of training
are held with the Head teacher.

8.     Dissemination of Information

All details of ACMs are entered on the school’s H&S management system. When a
works order is raised the specific location, type, extent and condition of an ACM is
identified in the Hazard ID and Method Statements for the works.

Before carrying out any work, which may impact on an ACM, the asbestos consultant
(see section 3) may need to provide details or carry out a joint site visit to establish

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the location, type, extent and condition any ACM which may be affected by the
proposed works.

The Head Teacher will liaise closely with the asbestos consultant to ensure they are
fully aware of this Plan and the arrangements to manage ACMs. They will provide a
brief where any changes to building custodians or other key staff occurs.

In the event of an emergency; the emergency services will be provided with
information from the asbestos register of the location of asbestos in the area they are
to be working.

The local Fire Service has been contacted on …… insert date…. to establish their
requirement.

The information was passed to the Fire Service on …. Insert date….. in the format
they requested. Delete if not applicable.

9.    Monitoring

The Head teacher will make sure that the arrangements put in place to monitor the
ACMs or suspected ACMs are working and that personnel are fully aware of what
they should be doing. This should be done as a minimum of every six months even if
there have been no changes.

Any ACM, identified or suspected, will need to be inspected periodically to check that
it has not deteriorated or been damaged. The records/drawings must be updated to
reflect any changes discovered. As a minimum, the material should be checked every
twelve months even if it is in good condition and not going to be disturbed. The
details of the ACM, identified or suspected are contained within section 5 of this
AsMP. Section 5 of this AsMP must be completed to indicate that the remedial works
and routine inspections have been completed. Any changes to the condition of the
ACM, identified or suspected should be reported to the asbestos consultant (See
section 3) immediately.

10.   Review
This Asbestos Management Plan will be reviewed as a minimum every 12 months.

Circumstances that may trigger an additional review are typically (but not
exclusively):

      •      Incident of accidental exposure to Asbestos on-site.
      •      Significant non-compliance with maintenance of ACM Record.
      •      Changes to the relevant legislation.
      •      Any other situation which the Duty Holder/Responsible Person deems
             appropriate.

11.   Emergency Planning
The emergency procedures are as follows;

Disturbance of Asbestos Containing Materials by personnel:



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If a person working suspects that ACM may be present or causes damage to ACMs
they are to cease work immediately, if possible, close off the room/building/area and
report their suspicions immediately to the Head teacher or a school representative.

The Head teacher or school representative is to immediately notify the asbestos
consultant who will notify the appropriate authority, or their representative and give
guidance on what immediate measures need to be taken to ensure the safety of
personnel. In all cases the initial advice will be:

          Evacuate the immediate location.
          Ensure that the details are taken of anyone that may have been exposed
           to the ACM.
          Close/cordon/ the location and post warning signs.


The Head teacher or representative will discuss with the asbestos consultant what
further measures need to be taken and will advise the appropriate authority
accordingly.

All new discoveries or accidental damage to ACMs are to be recorded in the
Asbestos Register and risk assessments reviewed.

Action to be taken when there is a risk that asbestos dust has been released
into the atmosphere
Where it is suspected that asbestos dust has been released into the open
atmosphere or there has been a significant fire involving ACMs, the Duty Holder will
notify the asbestos consultant and in addition will keep the appropriate authority
informed of the situation.

Air monitoring will be undertaken except where is not a requirement as identified by
the HSE as listed below:

       •   Where exposures are known to be well below the recommended control
           limit.
       •   Where work is intermittent or of short duration and adequate information is
           available to enable the appropriate personal protective equipment (PPE) to
           be provided.
       •   Where such a high standard of PPE is provided for the predicted exposure
           that no foreseeable measurement results could indicate a need for a higher
           level of protection.




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                   APPROVAL AND AUTHORISATION


TITLE: ASBESTOS MANAGEMENT PLAN FOR LBE High School


ISSUE NUMBER: 01

DATED:

THE CONTENT AND FORMAT OF THIS ASBESTOS MANAGEMENT PLAN ARE
AGREED AND AUTHORISED BY:

Head teacher:



     Name                    Signature      Date




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Appendix 1: Site Rules for the Management of ACMs




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Appendix 2:
Guide to Algorithms: Material Assessment
The material assessment looks at the type and condition of asbestos containing materials and the ease that it would release fibres if
disturbed.
The four parameters are:

           Product type
           Extent of Damage
           Surface treatment
           Asbestos type

These parameters are scored as follows:

  Parameter                                  Score                        Example of Scores

  Product Type                                  1                         Asbestos reinforced composites (plastics, resins, mastics,
                                                                          roofing felts, thermoplastic floor tiles, semi-rigid paints,
                                                                          decorative coatings, asbestos cement etc)

                                                2                         Asbestos insulating board, millboard, other low density boards,
                                                                          textiles, gaskets, rope, woven textiles, asbestos paper and felt.

                                                3                         Thermal insulation (e.g. pipe and boiler lagging), sprayed
                                                                          asbestos, loose asbestos, asbestos mattresses or packing.



  Extent of Damage                              0                         Good condition, no visible damage

                                                1                         Low damage: a few scratches or surface marks; broken edges
                                                                          on boards, tiles etc.

                                                2                         Medium damage: significant breakage of materials or several
                                                                          small areas where material has been damaged revealing loose
                                                                          asbestos fibres.

                                                3                         High damage or delamination of materials, sprays and thermal
                                                                          insulation. Visible asbestos debris.


  Surface Treatment                             0                         Composite materials containing asbestos: reinforced plastics,
                                                                          resins, vinyl tiles

                                                1                         Enclosed sprays and lagging, asbestos insulating board (with
                                                                          exposed face painted or encapsulated), asbestos cement sheets
                                                                          etc

                                                2                         Unsealed asbestos insulating board, or encapsulated laggings
                                                                          and sprays

                                                3                         Unsealed lagging and sprays


  Asbestos type                                 1                         Chrysotile

                                                2                         All amphibole asbestos including amosite but excluding
                                                                          crocidolite

                                                3                         Crocidolite


  A total between 2 and 12 points is established for each asbestos containing material.

             materials with a score of 10 or more should be regarded as high risk with a significant potential to release fibres if disturbed
             those with a score between 7 and 9 are regarded as medium risk
             materials with a score of 5 or 6 are low risk
             scores of 4 or less are very low risk.

  These score are then carried forward and added to the priority assessment which is explained on the following page.




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Appendix 2 (continued):

Guide to Algorithms: Priority Assessment
The priority assessment looks at the likelihood of the asbestos containing materials being disturbed. The following parameters are
used and the total score added to the material assessment score from the previous page.

              normal occupant activity
              likelihood of disturbance
              human exposure potential
              maintenance activity



Assessment Factor                          Score                                 Examples of Score Variables


Normal Occupant Activity

(A) Main type of activity in area            0                                   Rare disturbance (e.g. little used store or
                                                                                 cupboard)

                                             1                                   Low disturbance activities (e.g. office)

                                             2                                   Periodic disturbance (e.g. industrial or vehicular
                                                                                 activity which may contact asbestos materials)

                                             3                                   High levels of disturbance (e.g. fire door with
                                                                                 asbestos insulating board in constant use)

(B) Secondary activity for area (if any)     As above                            As above

(A) and (B) must then be averaged and rounded up to produce a result for ‘Normal Occupant Activity’.


Liklihood of Disturbance

(A) Location                                 0                                   Outdoors

                                             1                                   Rooms over 100m2 or well ventilated areas

                                             2                                   Rooms up to 100m2

                                             3                                   Confined spaces

(B) Accessibility                            0                                   Usually inaccessible and unlikely to be disturbed

                                             1                                   Occasionally likely to be disturbed

                                             2                                   Easily disturbed

                                             3                                   Routinely disturbed

(C) Extent/amount                            0                                   Small amounts of items (e.g. strings, gaskets)

                                             1                                   < 10m2 or < 10m pipe run

                                             2                                   10 - 50m2 or 10 – 50m pipe run

                                             3                                   More than above amounts

(A), (B) and (C) must then be averaged and rounded up to produce a result for ‘Likelihood of Disturbance’




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Human Exposure Potential

(A) Number of occupants                      0                                  None

                                             1                                  1 to 3

                                             2                                  4 to 10

                                             3                                  > 10

(B) Frequency of use of area                 0                                  Infrequent

                                             1                                  Monthly

                                             2                                  Weekly

                                             3                                  Daily

(C) Average time area in use                 0                                  < 1 hour

                                             1                                  1 to 3 hours

                                             2                                  3 to 6 hours

                                             3                                  > 6 hours

(A), (B) and (C) must then be averaged and rounded up to produce a result for ‘Human Exposure Potential’.


Maintenance Activity

(A) Type of maintenance                      0                                  Minor disturbance (e.g. possibility of contact
                                                                                when gaining access)

                                             1                                  Low disturbance (e.g. changing light bulbs in
                                                                                asbestos insulating board ceiling)

                                             2                                  Medium disturbance (e.g. lifting one or two
                                                                                asbestos board ceiling tiles to access a valve)

                                             3                                  High levels of disturbance (e.g. removing a
                                                                                number of asbestos insulating board tiles for re-
                                                                                cabling)

(B) Frequency of maintenance activity        0                                  Asbestos unlikely to be disturbed for
                                                                                maintenance

                                             1                                  Annually or less frequent

                                             2                                  Greater than once a year

                                             3                                  Greater than once a month

(A) and (B) must then be averaged and rounded up to produce a result for ‘Maintenance Activity’.



The total of the four measurement parameters are then added to the material assessment to give a total
risk score.




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Appendix 3

Further reading

      a)      Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974
      b)      Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999
      c)      Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992
      d)      Construction Design and Management Regulations 2007
      e)      L 143: Work With Materials Containing Asbestos. Approved Code of
              Practice and guidance.
      f)      HSG 227: A comprehensive guide to managing asbestos in premises
      g)      HSG 210: Asbestos Essentials Task Manual
      h)      HSG 213: Introduction to Asbestos Essentials
      i)      HSG 264: Asbestos: The survey guide

References:

      a)      Control of Asbestos Regulations 2006
      b)      L127 Approved Code of Practice and Guidance: The Management of
              Asbestos in Non-Domestic Premises.
     c)       Ealing Council Asbestos Management Plan - Dec 2011.
     d)       Asbestos: The Survey Guide - HSG 264
     e)       Asbestos Survey.




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