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Asbestos found in materials at Oasis Elementary Schools

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Posted at 4:58 PM, Aug 22, 2023

CAPE CORAL, Fla. — Oasis Charter Schools issued a statement on their respective websites notifying families of "assumed asbestos-containing materials" found at Oasis Elementary South and North.

Oasis Charter Schools Notification of the Presence of Asbestos-Containing Materials

According to the report for Oasis Elementary South, a total of 34 suspect asbestos-containing materials were identified. All suspect asbestos-containing materials were listed in "good" condition with a "low" potential for disturbance and hazard rank of one out of seven. The report was prepared on July 6 and posted on the school's website on August 1.

At Oasis Elementary North, a total of 35 materials were identified, also all listed in "good" condition with a "low" potential for disturbance with a hazard ranking of one out of seven. This report was prepared on July 6 and posted on August 9.

The City of Cape Coral has a plan designed to ensure the building is maintained safely for all occupants. The materials are being controlled in accordance with the Asbestos Management Program.

Per the reports, "This material should be checked every six months (surveillance) by a person appointed by the Designated Asbestos Program Manager, and re-inspected every three years by an accredited, AHERA Asbestos Inspector, as required by the AHERA regulations."