Last reviewed on 21 December 2022
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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 asbestos register, action plan, and communication plan.

Reviewing your arrangements

Is the school management team aware of who has overall legal responsibility for managing maintenance and repair? Has the duty holder carried out a management survey that highlights the location of asbestos-containing materials? Has the duty holder assessed the potential