Facilities Services Division


1702 N. Alamo, Suite 307
San Antonio, Texas 78215-1213

Phone: (210) 554-2420
Fax: (210) 271-3330
    

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ASBESTOS PROGRAM

Environmental Program Contacts

Adolph Flores, aflores@saisd.netThis e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it , phone: (210) 299-2673

  • SAISD Assistant Director Plant Services Structural
  • Texas Department State Health Services Asbestos Supervisor & Inspector

Peter Swerzenski, pswerzenski@saisd.netThis e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it , phone: (210) 554-2420

  • SAISD asbestos "designated person"
     

Asbestos Management Plans (AMPs) 

  • Required by law to be on-site and available to staff, parents/guardians, and contract workers.
  • Are specific for each campus and are maintained in a red binder either within the campus library, main office or other designated (accessible) location.
  • Contains notification requirements (including the “Campus Asbestos Management Availability” poster, initial and 3-year re-inspection reports, 6-month surveillance reports, bulk sample reports, documentation of asbestos activity, etc.
  • Should be consulted prior to any maintenance, remodeling, and/or renovation work at the campus that may disturb known or suspect asbestos-containing material (ACM).
  • Updates to the AMPs are provided on an on-going basis to the campus by Environmental Programs.  A complete AMP revision is provided every three years.

Asbestos 3-yr Re-Inspections / 6 Mo. Surveillance

  • Campuses with known or suspect asbestos-containing material (ACM) will be re-inspected every three years by a Texas licensed asbestos inspector.
  • The head custodian, his/her designee or a member of Environmental Programs will perform (and document) a surveillance of all accessible asbestos-containing material (ACM).  This surveillance with be performed and documented every April and October.

Asbestos Training

  • New custodial and maintenance staff receive an initial two-hour asbestos awareness training class (as required by 40 CFR 763.92)
  • Asbestos updates are provided to custodial staff on a regular basis  

Asbestos Frequently Asked Questions