Asbestos Awareness (AHERA)

    Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act

    Parent / Student Notification – 2022-2023 School Year


    To All Parents, Guardians and Employees

    In compliance with the notification and record keeping requirements of EPA's 40 CFR, Part 763.93 (g) (4) Asbestos-Containing Materials in Schools Law (more commonly known as AHERA-(Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act), Southern Lehigh School District is notifying organizations and families of the availability of the Asbestos Management Plans.  A copy of each building's Management Plan is available in the office of the building, and a master copy of all Management Plans is maintained in the Support Services Department.


    The management plan includes: inspections and physical assessment reports, training requirements for the custodial and maintenance personnel, plans and procedures to minimize disturbance of any asbestos-containing materials, and if applicable at your school, a program for regular surveillance and inspection of asbestos-containing materials.  Also, every three years, and asbestos re-inspection of the district will be conducted to comply with the AHERA law.


    Southern Lehigh School District is complying with all regulations in regards to any ACBM (Asbestos Containing Building Material) and there is no need for safety or health concerns relative to asbestos exposure. 






    Susan Knoll

    Designated Person / Asbestos Coordinator