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    Director, Maintenance James Ed Baisden
    Contact James Ed
    Maintenance Foreman Ricky Hinkle
    General Maintenance / Groundsman Ronnie Brewer
    Electrician Tony Davis
    HVAC Joshua Fletcher
    HVAC / Electrician Cole White
    Mason / Carpenter Mike Jarrell
    Plumber II Frank Spence
    General Maintenance / Groundsman John Lockard
    Carpenter II Jamie Murphy

    Asbestos Information

    Dear Parents, Teachers, Building Occupants, and Employee Organizations:

    In the past, asbestos was used extensively in building materials because of its insulating, sound absorbing, and fire retarding capabilities. Virtually any building constructed before the late 1970s contained some asbestos. Intact and undisturbed asbestos materials generally do not pose a health risk. Asbestos materials, however, can become hazardous when, due to damage or deterioration over time, they release fibers. If the fibers are inhaled, they can lead to health problems, such as cancer and asbestosis.

    In 1986, Congress passed the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) which requires schools to be inspected to identify any asbestos containing building materials. Suspected asbestos-containing building materials were located, sampled (or assumed), and rated according to condition and potential hazard. Every three years, Mingo County Schools has conducted a reinspection to determine whether the condition of the known or assumed asbestos containing building materials (ACBM) has changed and to make recommendations on managing or removing the ACBM. At the last reinspection conducted on March 31, 2010, all materials listed in the Management Plan as asbestos containing (or assumed to be asbestos-containing) were inspected and found to be in good condition.

    It is the intention of Mingo County Schools to comply with all federal and state regulations controlling asbestos and to take whatever steps are necessary to ensure students and employees a healthy and safe environment in which to learn and work. You are welcome to review a copy of the asbestos management plan in the school district administrative offices or administrative office of the school during regular business hours. Ms. Missy Endicott is our designated asbestos program coordinator, and all inquires regarding the asbestos plan and asbestos-related issues should be directed to her at (304) 236-5931.

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