Sensible Steps to Healthier School Environments: Cost-effective, affordable measures to protext the health of students and staff

SEEK Updated
10/12/2015
Resource Types: 
Guide
Abstract: 

This easy-to-use booklet produced by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) focuses on affordable, sensible ways to address some of the most common environmental health concerns found in schools-including asbestos, indoor air, laboratory chemicals, and radon.

26 pages
Produced in July 2012

Download the PDF at http://www2.epa.gov/sites/production/files/2014-05/documents/sensible_st...

There is also a Sensible Steps to Healthier School Environments Webinar Series available on the EPA's website. It outlines sensible, low- or no-cost steps that school communities can take to create healthier environments in their buildings.

You can learn more about all of the EPA's programs addressing healthy schools at http://yosemite.epa.gov/r10/ecocomm.nsf/childrenshealth/schools

Author: 
United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Topic Areas: 
Environmental Health
Health
Air
Target Audience: 
Grades Pre K-12
Teachers
Geographic Location: 
All Minnesota
Outside Minnesota
Fee: 
No
Library loan: 
No
Is training required?: 
No
Seasonal: 
No