Environmental Protection Agency
California Environmental Protection Agency
Environmental Safety Administration
Guidelines in Assessment and Remediation of Fungi in Indoor Environments
References and Informational Links and books:
Bioaerosols: Assessment and Control. Janet Macher, Ed., American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists, Cincinnati, OH 1999.
Exposure Guidelines for Residential Indoor Air Quality. Environmental Health Directorate, Health Protection Branch, Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, 1989.
Fungal Contamination in Public Buildings: Health Effects and Investigation Methods. Health Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, 2004.
IICRC: S500 Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Water Damage Restoration. 3rd Edition, Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification, Vancouver, WA, 2006
IICRC: S520 Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Mold Remediation. 1st Edition, Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification, Vancouver, WA, 2004
Field Guide for the Determination of Biological Contaminants in Environmental Samples. 2nd Edition, American Industrial Hygiene Association, 2005.
Read the full text of AIHA’s “The Facts About Mold” consumer brochure.
CDC Mold Facts
IOM, NAS: Clearing the Air: Asthma and Indoor Air Exposures
California Department of Health Services (CADOHS)
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
“Should You Have the Air Ducts in Your Home Cleaned?”
General information about molds and actions that can be taken to clean up or prevent a mold problem.
“Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings” – Information on remediation in schools and commercial property, references for potential mold and moisture remediators.
The Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)
CDC Stachybotrys – Questions and answers on Stachybotrys chartarum and other molds
National Library of Medicine-Mold website
Minnesota Department of Health
H.R.: The United States Toxic Mold Safety and Protection Act
“Fact Sheet: Flood Cleanup – Avoiding Indoor Air Quality Problems”
“A Brief Guide to Mold, Moisture, and Your Home” – Includes basic information on mold, cleanup guidelines, and moisture and mold prevention.
· “Homes That Were Flooded May Harbor Mold Problems” – Information and tips for cleaning mold.