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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.
Mold Fact Sheet
nformation about mold including evaluating buildings for mold growth, sampling, and remediation.
Source: Oregon OSHA
NIOSH Safety and Health Topic: Indoor Environmental Quality - Dampness and Mold in Buildings
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.
The World Health Organization Guidelines for Indoor Air Quality: Dampness and Mould
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.