Notice of Asbestos Materials
Notice to Parents, Students, Teachers, and Building Occupants
In 1986, Congress passed the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act(AHERA) requiring schools to inspect and identify any asbestos containing building materials(ACBM). Ridgway School District hired a certified building inspector to identify and sample any suspect asbestos containing materials.
March, 2020 - An asbestos inspection was conducted by Plateau, Inc,, an EPA & Colorado Certified Asbestos Building Inspectors, Management Planners, and Air Monitoring Specialists, located in Montrose, Colorado. Their findings were reported on April 3, 2020 and have been added to the asbestos management plan.
October, 2020 - The school maintenance staff conducted its periodic surveillance of the asbestos containing materials. None of the visible materials were reported as significantly damaged. This periodic surveillance will be repeated on 6-month intervals.