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Jul 11, 2019
Dampness and Mold Assessment Tool General Buildings

https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2019-115/pdfs/2019-115.pdf

NIOSH developed this tool to help assess areas of dampness in buildings and to help prioritize remediation of problems areas, and as a way to attempt to prevent the development of mold.

Source: NIOSH

Jul 11, 2019
Dampness and Mold Assessment Tool School Buildings

https://www.cdc.gov/niosh/docs/2019-114/pdfs/2019-114-508.pdf?id=10.26616/NIOSHPUB2019114

NIOSH developed this tool to help assess areas of dampness in buildings and to help prioritize remediation of problems areas, and as a way to attempt to prevent the development of mold.

Source: NIOSH

Jan 21, 2017
Mold in Your Home

http://public.health.oregon.gov/HealthyEnvironments/HealthyNeighborhoods/ToxicSubstances/Pages/mold.aspx

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
Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings

https://www.epa.gov/mold/mold-remediation-schools-and-commercial-buildings-guide

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
Medline Plus: Mold

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus/molds.html

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

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
Guidelines for the Protection and Training of Workers Engaged in Maintenance and Remediation Work Associated with Mold

http://tools.niehs.nih.gov/wetp/public/hasl_get_blob.cfm?ID=2034

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

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