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Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings Guide: Chapter 7

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The content on this web page is based on the publication Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings[EPA 402-K-01-001, Reprinted September 2008]. Updates have been made to some resources and links.  

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Resource List of Public and Private Organizations Dealing with Environmental Exposures

The following list of resources includes information created and maintained by other public and private organizations. The U.S. EPA does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of this outside information. Further, the inclusion of such resources is not intended to endorse any views expressed or products or services offered by the author of the reference or the organization operating the service on which the reference is maintained.

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American College of Occupational and Environmental Medicine (ACOEM)
(847) 818-1800
Referrals to physicians who have experience with environmental exposures (this is a members only service).

American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists, Inc. (ACGIH)
(513) 742-2020
Occupational and environmental health and safety information

American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)
(703) 849-8888

American Red Cross
(202) 303-4498
800-257-7575 (Español)
Repairing Your Flooded Home (PDF)(56 pp, 738 K), August 1992

American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc. (ASHRAE)
(800) 527-4723
Information on engineering issues and indoor air quality

Association of Occupational and Environmental Clinics (AOEC)
(202) 347-4976
Referrals to clinics with physicians who have experience with environmental exposures, including exposure to mold; maintains a database of occupational and environmental cases.

Asthma and Allergic Diseases:

American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI)
(800) 822-2762
Physician referral directory, information on allergies and asthma.

Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA)
(800) 7-ASTHMA (800-727-8462)
Information on allergies and asthma

American Lung Association (ALA)
(800) LUNG-USA (800-586-4872)
Information on allergies and asthma

Asthma and Allergy Network/Mothers of Asthmatics, Inc. (AAN*MA)
(800) 878-4403 or (703-641-9595)
Information on allergies and asthma

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID)
(301) 496-5717
Information on allergies and asthma.

National Jewish Medical and Research Center
(800) 222-LUNG (800-222-5864)
Information on allergies and asthma

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
(613) 748-2003 [International]
Several documents on mold-related topics available

Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI)
(706) 278-3176
Carpet maintenance, restoration guidelines for water-damaged carpet, other carpet-related issues

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
(800) CDC-INFO (232-4636)
Information on health-related topics including asthma, molds in the environment and occupational health

CDC's National Center for Environmental Health (NCEH)
(800) CDC-INFO (232-4636)

Energy and Environmental Building Association
(952) 881-1098
Information on energy-efficient and environmentally responsible buildings, humidity/moisture control/vapor barriers


Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
(800) 621-FEMA (3362)
Flood information
Publications on floods, flood proofing, etc.

University of Minnesota, Department of Environmental Health and Safety
(612) 626-6002
Flood Information
Managing water infiltration into buildings

University of Wisconsin-Extension Disaster Management and Recovery
(608) 262-3980
Information on floods and other natural disasters

Public Health Agency of Canada, Laboratory Biosafety and Biosecurity
(613) 957-1779
Pathogen Safety Data Sheets and Risk Assessment with health and safety information on infectious microorganisms, including Aspergillus and other molds and airborne biologicals

U.S. Dept. Housing and Urban Development (HUD), Office of Native American Programs
Resources for Mold Remediation and Prevention

Indoor Environmental Remediation Board (IERB)
(916) 736-1100
Information on best practices in building remediation

Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC)
(360) 693-5675
Information on and standards for the inspection, cleaning and restoration industry

Institute of Medicine Report on Damp Indoor Spaces and Health

International Society of Cleaning Technicians (ISCT)
(800) -258-8500
Information on cleaning, such as a stain removal guide for carpets

ISSA - The Worldwide Cleaning Industry Association
(800) 225-4772
Education and training on cleaning and maintenance

National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA)
(202) 737-2926
Duct cleaning information

National Association of the Remodeling Industry (NARI)
(847) 298-9200
Consumer information on remodeling, including help finding a professional remodeling contractor

National Institute of Building Sciences (NIBS)
(202) 289-7800
Information on building regulations, science and technology

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
(800) CDC-INFO (232-4636)
Health and safety information with a workplace orientation

National Pesticide Information Center (NPIC)
(800) 858-7378
Regulatory information, safety information and product information on microbials

The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene
Guidelines on Assessment and Remediation of Fungi in Indoor Environments

Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA)
(800) 321-OSHA (800-321-6742)
OSHA's Mold page
Information on worker safety, including topics such as respirator use and safety in the workplace

The Restoration Industry Association
Phone: (301) 231-6505 / Fax: (301) 231-6569
Disaster recovery, water and fire damage, emergency tips, referrals to professionals. The Water Loss Institute is a membership interest group within the Restoration Industry Association.

Sheet Metal & Air Conditioning Contractors' National Association (SMACNA)
(703) 803-2980
Technical information on topics such as air conditioning and air ducts.

Smithsonian Museum Conservation Institute
(301) 238-1240
Guidelines for caring for and preserving furniture and wooden objects, paper-based materials; preservation studies

University of Michigan Herbarium
(734) 615-6200
Specimen-based information on fungi; information on fungal ecology

University of Tulsa Indoor Air Program
(918) 631-5246
Courses, classes and continuing education on indoor air quality.

Western Wood Products Association
Mold and Wood Products
A trade association representing softwood lumber manufacturers in the 12 Western states.

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