State law (Connelly Act) requires employers to notify employees of known asbestos-containing construction materials located in buildings constructed prior to 1981. This notification is provided to new Stanford employees and distributed to all employees on an annual basis by means of a postcard distributed by Human Resources. The postcard contains a link to the on-line notification, which is available in both English and Spanish versions. Click on the following links to view the current notification in English or Spanish:
Este documento en espanol
for a Fact Sheet on asbestos, known uses on campus, health risks,
and ways to protect you and others from exposure.
Asbestos building survey summaries are available to
the campus community via a searchable on-line database. Survey data
for each building is presented in a tabular format that is periodically
revised and expanded to include new survey or abatement information.
Click here to view surveys.
Stanford's protocols and procedures for managing asbestos
and asbestos-related hazards are contained in a written Asbestos
Management Plan (AMP). Click here
to view the AMP Table of Contents for an overview of the Plan's
Stanford's Facility Design & Construction Standard
(FDCS) is a guidance document used by architects and engineers in
charge of developing construction plans and specifications. A section
of the FDCS describes contractor health & safety requirements for
asbestos, lead and other EH&S related issues.
Asbestos Standard - General Industry
Asbestos Standard - Construction
Air Resources Board Asbestos Information
Area Air Quality Management District, Regulation 11, Rule 2