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Local asbestos management plan (LAMP)

As part of the management of asbestos in schools, we have produced a clearer Local Asbestos Management Plan (LAMP).

Further information

The requirements for managing asbestos in school hasn't changed. The recent DfE survey of asbestos management in schools has involved information being passed to HSE. This has led in some areas for HSE to commence inspections of asbestos management in schools. Any statutory breach is, at the very least, likely to incur HSE fees for intervention - currently approx. £125.00/hr for all time spent by HSE. There may also be a prosecution. We don’t want anyone to fall foul of course, and in any case we require asbestos to be managed robustly at all times. Every member of staff in a school must know about the LAMP and their role (everyone has a role) in managing asbestos.

All schools are advised to complete the revised Local Asbestos Management Plan.

Trust schools and Academies should adapt the LAMP to reflect their own arrangements and procedures.  Headteachers, Business Managers, Site Managers and Premises Officers will need to have sight of their LAMP.

Workshops - All heads are strongly advised to attend

To assist headteachers and other key personnel with the management of asbestos in school and with completing their LAMP, the following workshops are available:

  • Monday 23 September 2019 - 9.30am till 11.30am
  • Monday 23 September 2019 - 1pm till 3pm
  • Tuesday 1 October 2019 - 9.30am till 11.30am
  • Tuesday 1 October 2019 - 1pm till 3pm

Each session will be held at New College. Free for schools buying in H&S. Schools not buying into H&S will be charged.

Book your place 

* please note confirmation emails will be sent out to delegates nearer the time.

Contact us

If you have any questions please contact Karen Hands
454 4318


Please consider the environment.