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Document ID (ISN)58406
CIS number 92-1307
Year 1990
Convention or series no.
Title Environmental hazards in your school: A resource handbook
Bibliographic information Environmental Protection Agency, Washington D.C. 20460, USA, Oct. 1990. 69p. Illus.
Abstract The specific environmental hazards discussed in-depth in this booklet are asbestos, indoor air quality, radon, lead in drinking water and other contaminants in school-operated water systems. Adverse effects of the hazards are outlined along with methods of risk reduction, assistance available and relevant legislation. Other concerns briefly discussed include underground storage tanks, recycling efforts, pesticides and polychlorinated biphenyls. A list of contacts is also provided.
Descriptors (primary) USA; radon; lead; environmental pollution; pollution control; educational institutions; asbestos
Descriptors (secondary) polychlorinated biphenyls; pesticides; storage tanks; water pollution; atmospheric pollution; drinking water; legislation; manuals
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Country / State or ProvinceUSA
Subject(s) Environmental pollution
Broad subject area(s) Chemical safety
Browse category(ies) Radon
Environmental pollution
Pollution control
Asbestos
Lead and compounds
Teaching and educational institutions
Inorganic substances