Environmental Health & Safety Notices 2020-2021


The Environmental Health & Safety Department at MPS is committed to providing a safe and healthy learning and working environment for students, staff and the general public that enter MPS buildings. All the linked documents below can be found in additional languages on the following MPS website: Environmental Health & Safety 


For questions regarding any of the following information,  please contact Lee Setter, Environmental Health & Safety Manager, at 612-668-0308 or lee.setter@mpls.k12.mn.us



  1. Asbestos Notice:


In accordance with the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act, any school that has asbestos containing building materials is required to provide written notification. All District schools, except those listed below, must distribute the attached Asbestos Notice to all parents, guardians and school employees.


Adult Ed. South (ABE/Tplus)



Stadium View


Hmong International

MPLS Academy & Career



Jenny Lind

Nellie Stone Johnson



Lucy Laney


Transition Plus







  1. MN Parent Right to Know Notice:


The attached MN Parent RTK Notice must be distributed to all parents, guardians and school employees. It has an OPTIONAL request portion for those wishing to be notified of any unscheduled applications at their school while it is in session. Principals are not required or expected to solicit anyone for the return of the request portion. EH&S will receive any completed forms and maintain a mailing list for those requesting notification. If an unscheduled pesticide application is required at your school, EH&S will then send an Individual Pesticide Application Notice to those on the mailing list and to your school’s office for posting prior to the pesticide application.


The law requires that the attached Pesticide/Herbicide Application Schedule be made available for review and copying in your school office. It does not need to be distributed. The following statement must be published in your official school policy guide; An estimated schedule of applications of pesticides is available for review or copying at the school office and a parent or guardian may receive prior notice of each unscheduled application if specifically requested.”



  1. Radio Frequency Notice:


This notice is to inform all parents that there is equipment on the school site (Wi-Fi and in some cases cell antennas) that emits RF emissions and that it is in compliance with the Federal Communications Commission standards. All District schools must distribute the attached Radio Frequency Notice to parents, guardians and school employees.



  1. Lead in Water Testing Notice:


In accordance with MN Statute 121A.335, MPS has implemented a lead in water safety plan. The law requires that the attached Lead in Water Testing Notice be distributed to all parents, guardians and school employees.



  1. Radon Testing Notice:


In accordance with MN Statute 123B.571, MPS has implemented a Radon Safety Management Plan. The law requires the attached Radon Testing Notice be distributed to all parents, guardians and school employees