Mold Resources List
Business owners who are concerned about the cost of professional help can contact the OSHA Consultation Project Office in their state for free consultation service. Priority is given to businesses with fewer than 250 employees at a worksite, with further consideration given to the severity of the worksite problem. The Consultation Program can help the employer evaluate and prevent hazardous conditions in the workplace that can cause injuries and illnesses, including mold problems.
The following list of resources includes information developed and maintained by public and private organizations. However, OSHA does not control this information and cannot guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of this outside information. Further, the inclusion of these 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 identified by the reference.
An Office Building Occupants Guide to Indoor Air Quality [Page title updated in 2012]
Biological Pollutants [Page title updated in 2012]
Building Air Quality (BAQ) [Page title updated in 2012]
Flood Cleanup to Protect Indoor Air Quality [Page title and link updated in 2015]
Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Home Page
Indoor Air Quality in Offices and Other Large Buildings [Page title and link updated in 2015]
Creating Healthy Indoor Air Quality in Schools [Page title updated in 2015]
Resources for Flood Cleanup and Mold [Link updated in 2019]
Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings Guide [Link updated in 2015]
- U.S. EPA IAQ Information Clearinghouse (IAQINFO)
- Phone: (800) 438-4318 or (703) 356-4020
- Fax: (703) 356-5386
- Email: [email protected]
- Indoor air related documents, answers to Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) questions, maintains listing of State IAQ contacts, and regional EPA Contacts.
- Air Conditioning Contractors of America (ACCA)
- (703) 575-4477
- Information on indoor comfort products and services.
- 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, include exposure to mold; maintains a database of occupational and environmental cases.
- Association of Specialists in Cleaning and Restoration (ASCR)
- (800) 272-7012 or (410) 729-3603
- www.ascr.org/institutes [http://www.restorationindustry.org]
- Carpet and Upholstery Cleaning Institute, Mechanical Systems Hygiene Institute, National Institute of Disaster Restoration, National Institute Rug Cleaning, Water Loss Institute referrals to professionals.
- American Academy of Allergy, Asthma & Immunology (AAAAI)
- (800) 822-2762
- Physician referral directory, information on allergies and asthma.
- Allergy and Asthma Network Mothers of Asthmatics (AANMA)
- (800) 878-4403 or (703) 641-9595)
- Information on allergies and asthma.
- Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC)
- (800) 311-3435
- Information on health-related topics including asthma molds in the environment, and occupational health. CDC is recognized as the lead federal agency for protecting the health and safety of the American people at home and abroad. It serves as the national focus for developing and applying disease prevention and control, environmental health, and health promotion and education activities.
- Flood Cleanup to Protect Indoor Air Quality [Page title and link updated in 2015]
- Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA)
- (800) 480-2520
- Publications on floods, flood proofing, etc.
- IERB. Indoor Environmental Remediation Board
- (215) 387-4097
- Information on best practices in building remediation.
- MidAtlantic Environmental Hygiene Resource Center (MEHRC)
- (215) 387-4096
- Indoor environmental quality training center giving courses in building moisture and biocontamination, and managing and operating facilities for good IAQ. Extensive courses given in IAQ.
- National Air Duct Cleaners Association (NADCA)
- (202) 737-2926
- Duct cleaning information.
- New York City Department of Health, Bureau of Environmental and Occupational Disease Epidemiology, Guidelines on Assessment and Remediation of Fungi in Indoor Environments
- (212) 788-4290