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Jan 21, 2017
OSHA Safety and Health Topic: Molds and Fungi

https://www.osha.gov/SLTC/molds/

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
Molds in the Environment

https://www.cdc.gov/mold/faqs.htm

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

http://OSHA.oregon.gov/oshapubs/factsheets/fs10.pdf

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

Source: Oregon OSHA

Jan 21, 2017
NIOSH Safety and Health Topic: Indoor Environmental Quality - Dampness and Mold in Buildings

http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/indoorenv/mold.html

This topic page provided by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health presents FAQs on mold including descriptions, remediation, testing and symptoms of exposure.

Source: NIOSH

Jan 21, 2017
Mold Topic Page

http://www.epa.gov/mold/

This topic page provides extensive EPA resources, in English and in Spanish, on mold and moisture.

Source: EPA

Aug 01, 2009
The World Health Organization Guidelines for Indoor Air Quality: Dampness and Mould

http://www.euro.who.int/document/E92645.pdf

This document provides a comprehensive review of the scientific evidence on health problems associated with building moisture and biological agents and summarizes best ways to identify and control mold.

Source: WHO