This book summarizes the available knowledge pertinent to the decisions that school administrators and others must make regarding asbestos. Chapters cover the historical perspective surrounding asbestos, the legal matters created from asbestos exposure, the factual matters behind air containments including asbestos and its physical risks, the financial matters surrounding asbestos removal and sources of help, and the moral considerations. Appendices contain the House Report and Joint Explanatory Statement to the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act of 1986, a synopsis of Environmental Protection Agency Proposed Rules of April 1987.
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