The government team of the City of Cieza presented an initiative for a campaign of analysis of asbestos roofs in public schools in the municipality of Cieza to check their status and possible maintenance actions, if any place.
The motion was passed in October with regular full support of all political groups.
Councilman Transparency, Miguel Gual said that asbestos is used in a variety of manufactured products, mainly construction products, and its most recognizable element of corrugated fiber cement sheets used as cover in buildings, better known for its trademark (Uralita).
"This material is not dangerous in itself, provided it is kept in good condition. It can become dangerous in case of aging, wear, fractionation or any other cause that makes asbestos dust occurs or fiber dispersion is generated ".
The initiative aims to review the ciezanos schools for two reasons, one, the protection of minors, and another, the high concentration of this material in them.
There are roofs of corrugated iron in the IES Diego Tortosa, the Albares, Geronimo Belda, Pedro Rodriguez, etc.
It is asked to the Ministry of Education and Universities implement immediately the unanimous agreement of the Regional Assembly of Murcia for a record of schools with asbestos is drawn up and a plan for phasing out the link is established.
Equally control of landfills and an information campaign to warn people of the risks of owning elements of this material in homes without proper maintenance or in poor condition will be established.
Source: Ayuntamiento de Cieza