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You must have an asbestos management plan in place. Use our downloadable template to stay compliant with requirements, and see examples of asbestos policies from schools.

Download and adapt our asbestos management plan template

Site managers in schools are required to have a plan that sets out in detail how they are going to manage the risk of asbestos. This is explained in guidance from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE).

Our management plan template is based on the following guidance:

See an example management plan from the HSE

The HSE also has a sample plan, which includes an action plan and communication plan.

Reviewing your arrangements

There are changes in the identified responsible people or organisations You get new information; for example, from refurbishment or demolition surveys Work is done that affects asbestos-containing materials Asbestos-containing materials are removed, or any damage or deterioration to them is noticed Significant building works are undertaken which might confuse the