Ryerson is looking for a company to evaluate the amount of asbestos on campus, according to a request filed by the university earlier this month.
The university has filed an inquiry seeking a engineering and environmental consulting firms in a bid to find one that can assess the level of asbestos on campus.
Since much of the campus was built in the 1960s, a number of buildings are deteriorating and at risk for asbestos. (Read more of Samantha Lui’s story here.)
If disturbed asbestos can be cancerous and cause other illnesses like severe lung problems. Going around campus, the Eyeopener’s intern team asked students for their feelings on the matter. Watch our video below.