Title: Environmental, Health and Safety Issues Involving the Burlington, Massachusetts Public School System
Sub-Title: 20 Case Studies
Date of publication:
URL: www.epa.gov/region07/kids/dresser.htm
Authors: Todd H. Dresser
Bibliographic info: website
Publisher: Burlington Board of Health
Abstract: The website contains 20 case studies concerning environmental pollution in Massachusetts public schools.Tips, suggestions, and resources for investigating and resolving Environmental Health and Safety issues in schools" The following cases are summerized:1. Chemical management and usage 2. Asbestos management 3. Indoor air quality 4. Pesticide usage 5. Mercury management and exposure prevention 6. Radioactive materials 7. Fire prevention 8. Pollution prevention 9. Hazardous waste generation and management 10. Formaldehyde 11. Radon 12. Chemical fume hoods 13. Eye washes and deluge showers 14. Safety equipment 15. Hazards/issues by department 16. Spill and emergency response plans 17. Ceramic kilns 18. Underground storage tanks 19. Lasers in the classroom 20. Discharges to the sanitary drains .
Additional Notes:
Keywords: waste,underground storage tanks,teacher,chemical,health,chemical,asbestos,formaldehyde,radon,indoor air,pesticide,mercury,pollution prevention,hazardous
Record Last Revised: Record #120, revised 2/7/2001

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