Woodward Academy Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) 2010-2011 Notification
The Environmental Protection agency (EPA) requires that each year district workers and building occupants receive notification about asbestos activities such as response actions and inspections. The purpose of this correspondence is to meet those requirements and familiarize you with the asbestos-related activities that have been conducted at Woodward Academy during the past year.
Management Plans - The existing Management Plans are located in the Administrative Office and are available for review.
Periodic Surveillance - The AHERA regulation requires surveillance of the condition of asbestos containing materials every six months. This monitoring is being conducted by specially trained in-house staff.
Re-Inspection - The AHERA regulation requires a three-year re-inspection of the condition of asbestos containing materials in all school buildings. This monitoring is being conducted by Paul Kaliszewski, Director of Maintenance & Operations.
Advisory to Parents/Guardians - Pest Management
As part of Woodward Academy School District pest management program, pesticides are occasionally applied. In accordance with Department of Agriculture Regulation #637, parents have the right to be informed prior to any pesticide application made during the days school is in session. If you need prior notification, the following information should be provided to the district:
• parent/guardian name,
• student name,
• school student attends,
• parent/guardian/student address,
• day and evening contact phone numbers.
Please indicate whether you wish to be notified of a scheduled pesticide treatment inside of the school building, a scheduled pesticide treatment on the outside grounds of the school, or both.
Your information should be sent to:
Maintenance & Operations Department
Attn.: Pesticide Notification
951 E. Lafayette St. Detroit MI, 48207
Requests for notification must be made in writing. Questions regarding pesticide spraying may be directed to Paul Kaliszewski, Director, at 313-961-2108, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.