Last reviewed on 17 January 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 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).

Use and adapt our template asbestos management plan to help you stay compliant. It's based on the following guidance:

See an example management plan from the HSE

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

See example school policies

Maintained primary in Devon

The asbestos management policy from Hatherleigh Community Primary School covers:

  • The maintenance of the asbestos register
  • Risk assessment
  • The emergency procedure following the disturbance of asbestos