Oregon Institute of Occupational Health Sciences Featured Resources provide the latest information on workplace safety, health and well-being. Additional information can be filtered by topic in the supporting navigation to the left of the article content.
Mold in Your Home
In indoor environments, molds can cause structural damage because they consume and destroy the material they settle upon.
Source: Oregon Public Health
Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings
This document presents guidelines for the remediation/cleanup of mold and moisture problems in schools and commercial buildings for building managers, custodians, and others who involved in maintenance.
Recommendations for the Cleaning and Remediation of Flood-Contaminated HVAC Systems: A Guide for Building Owners and Managers
The following recommendations will help ensure that HVAC systems contaminated with flood water are properly cleaned and remediated to provide healthy indoor environments.
OSHA Safety and Health Topic: Molds and Fungi
Molds are fungi that are found everywhere – both indoors and outdoors all year round. The terms fungi and mold are often used interchangeably, but mold is actually a type of fungi. Concern about indoor exposure to mold has increased along with public awareness that exposure to mold can cause a variety of adverse health effects.
Guidelines for the Protection and Training of Workers Engaged in Maintenance and Remediation Work Associated with Mold
The outcome of workshops, presented here as minimum-training criteria, is intended to serve as initial guidance to governmental agencies, trade organizations, labor unions, and professional associations in the future development of mold worker protection training programs.
Mold Fact Sheet
nformation about mold including evaluating buildings for mold growth, sampling, and remediation.
Source: Oregon OSHA