Have you heard of the recent asbestos discovery at Coolidge Elementary School in Binghampton, New York ? In late July, asbestos was found in the basement crawl space of one of the school buildings. Summer activities at the school were halted and a plan to remove the asbestos is being formed.
Do you worry about asbestos being found in your schools? Many U.S. school buildings were built during the peak of asbestos use. Check out our infographic to learn more about asbestos exposure and how the EPA works to ensure safety in our U.S. schools:
Workers and in some cases students have been exposed to asbestos in schools. If you or a family member is suffering from an asbestos-related disease, contact our team of lawyers to learn more about how we can help you.