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ALU bans use of toxic wire gauzes in schools 10/30/2011

Sunday, October 30, 2011

ALU bans use of toxic wire gauzes in schools

10/30/2011
Despite the assurance of the Department of Education (DepEd) that there are enough “safeguards” in schools to prevent asbestos, the Associated Labor Unions’ (ALU) Ban Asbestos Philippines has maintained that the use of all wire gauzes that contain cancerous asbestos be banned from all classrooms and laboratories.

“We called for recall and ban of asbestos containing wire gauze. I hope they (DepEd) can do beyond ensuring us (that) they exercise safety. The best DepEd can do now is take wire gauzes away from laboratories, chemistry and biology class nationwide,” Alan Tanjusay, ALU Policy Advocacy and Campaign Officer, said..... MORE

SourceThe Daily Tribune
 
URL: http://www.tribuneonline.org/nation/20111030nat5.html

1 comment

Jesusa Bernardo said...

shucks. maawa sa kabataan, huwag sa mga mandaraya at mga tiwaling opisyales ng pamahalaan.

"Tanjusay said that “thousands of students and teachers may have been already exposed many times… This is why we called on DepEd to recall and ban these as soon as possible.”"

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