ITN News Film

ITN News investigated the problem of asbestos in schools for almost a year. They tested a school and did a survey of many schools. Their bulletin provides an excellent overview of the problem - particularly in System built schools which are about 50% of all schools.

It was transmitted in February 2008

To see the film click here

The film lasts about 5 minutes and is about 10 Mb. When you click on the link it takes approximately a full minute to load (you will see a blue circle rotating). You will need to have Quick Time Player installed. If you do not have it click here for a free download.

Please note that ITN have kindly let us have the film free of charge for educational purposes and there are no rights to use it for other purposes.


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