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Jan 21, 2017
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

Jan 21, 2017
IAQ Tools for Schools

EPA's Indoor Environments Division has developed this Road Map to assist you in: familiarizing yourself with the IAQ TfS Kit; forming an IAQ team; and getting started down the road to IAQ success.

Source: EPA

Jan 21, 2017
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.

Source: EPA

Jan 21, 2017
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.

Source: NIOSH

Jan 21, 2017
EPA Topic Page: Natural Disasters and Weather Emergencies - Flooding

EPA cautions the public and all responders about the potential hazards of flood waters,and includes factsheets on drinking water and food and flooding and mold

Source: EPA

Jan 21, 2017
Medline Plus: Mold

Links from Medline to information on basic overview, diagnosis & symtoms, prevention & screening, research and related issues.

Source: NLM

Jan 21, 2017
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.

Source: OSHA

Jan 21, 2017
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.

Source: NIH

Jan 21, 2017
Molds in the Environment

What are molds? What are some of the common indoor molds? How do molds affect people? Where are molds found? How can people decrease mold exposure? I found mold growing in my home, how do I test the mold?

Source: CDC

Jan 21, 2017
Mold Fact Sheet

nformation about mold including evaluating buildings for mold growth, sampling, and remediation.

Source: Oregon OSHA