Notification of Asbestos Abatement over Thanksgiving Break

Posted by Matt Baker on 11/2/2017

In accordance with the requirements of the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Asbestos Abatement Act for Public and Private Schools (77 Ill. Adm. Code 855), LaSalle-Peru High School District #120 is hereby notifying parents, faculty and staff of asbestos-abatement activities to be performed in relation to our 2017 planned renovation activities.

In order to provide for a safe and healthy environment for our students, faculty and staff, the District has retained the services of an Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) Licensed Asbestos Abatement Contractor - Husar Abatement, Ltd. - to conduct planned abatement activities. In addition, the District has retained the services of an independent environmental engineering firm - Brownfield Environmental Engineering Resources, LLC) to develop technical specifications for the performance of asbestos abatement activities and to provide on-site consultation & management of asbestos-abatement activities for the duration of the project. All abatement activities will be performed utilizing strict engineering controls and work practices in accordance with applicable federal, state and local regulations.

Asbestos abatement activities are currently scheduled to commence on November 17, 2017 with an anticipated completion date no later than November 26, 2017. The scope of abatement activities will include the removal of asbestos-containing pipe insulation and floor tile materials in the following areas: Room 314, marker boards in Phase 3, Room 213, Room 401 , and stairway 1.8, 2.8, 3.8. Access to specific abatement areas will be restricted by the utilization of rigid barriers and use of lockable doors.

Therefore, access to these areas and adjacent hallways will be prohibited during the aforementioned dates.

We are committed to maintaining a safe and healthy education environment within our schools. Should you have any further questions regarding this project, please contact Superintendent Steven Wrobleski at 815-223-2373.

Click here to download a copy of this notice.