Asbestos

Asbestos Management is included in the EH&S/RM Procedure Manual, Section 16.

In campus buildings built before 1980, (Buildings: A, B, C, D, E, F, G/H, I/J, M, P , T, U, V and the Learning and Career Center in Prospect Heights) all building materials will be Presumed Asbestos Containing Materials (PACM), unless tested to prove otherwise.

Environmental Health and Safety has an inventory of locations that have been sampled to determine if asbestos is present. Most of the samples have identified asbestos in the floor tile, floor tile mastic, and pipe joint compound.

Harper employees shall not perform any type of asbestos work that intends to disturb, dislodge, remove, or repair any asbestos containing materials. All work of this type will be conducted under controlled conditions by asbestos abatement workers appropriately trained and licensed by the Illinois Department of Public Health.

All asbestos abatement projects are conducted according to regulations set forth in

If you have questions about asbestos on campus or would like an Awareness Training Session on asbestos, please submit this form.