The Department of Education (DepEd) and the Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) in November 2011 readily banned the use of asbestos-laden wire gauzes in schools.
We) urge the DepEd, CHED and private school officials to ensure that the directive and memorandum they issued in removing these wire gauzes from campuses are enforced to the letter," Tanjusay said.
The wire gauzes are used as heat insulators of beakers exposed to direct heat.
A new thin screen feature for thin permeable barriers allows the simulation of wire gauzes
, grills, and perforated plates.
He appealed to the residents of the city to take preventive measures against dengue and fix wire gauzes
at the windows and doors, cover water pots, use full sleeves shirts and drain water from their houses, streets and roads.