Maintenance Matters: Maintenance and Minor Works in Primary Schools. A Manual for Boards of Management.

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This manual provides guidance in the maintenance requirements of primary education schools covering roofing; floors and walls; doors and windows; external and internal finishes; heating, plumbing, and drainage; electrical installations; paved and grassed surfaces; and furniture and loose equipment. The basic considerations are covered for each area followed by a list of the types of problems encountered, why these problems arise, and tips for maintenance surveillance. Also included is advice on work planning covering applications, appointing consultants and contractors, and key points on health and safety regulations. An appendix contains grant regulations for minor works to national schools and maintenance checklist sample forms.
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