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Mold Problems after Flooding

Over one million people were forced from their homes in the Midwest as a result of flooding in 1997. After the flood waters receded, mold growth insi...

Biohazard Safety

This toolbox talk was created by NIOSH and CPWR and covers biohazard safety. The design allows workers to view a graphic while the facilitator present...

Histoplasmosis "Histo"

This toolbox talk was created by NIOSH and CPWR and covers the health complications caused by histoplasmosis. The design allows workers to view a grap...

Preventing Work-related Coccidioidomycosis (Valley Fever)

This California Department of Public Health factsheet describes the very real risks of Valley Fever (Coccidioidomycosis). When the top 2 to 12 inches...

NIEHS Disaster Recovery, Mold Remediation Guidance

This NIEHS guidance is primarily intended for workers, volunteers, and homeowners who engage in small-scale mold clean-up and treatment of flooded or...

OSHA Fact Sheet: Hurricane Sandy Cleanup PPE Matrix

This Dec 2012 factsheet from OSHA provides an easy-to-use table that recommends personal protective equipment based on the hurricane cleanup task bein...

3M Technical Data Bulletin #110: Hantavirus Infection

This September 2012 Technical Bulletin from the 3M Corporation provides guidance on the transmission methods for the Hantavirus, the risks for workers...

3M Technical Bulletin #184: Above the Shoulders PPE for Flood Recovery and Clean-up

This 2008 guide reviews the hazards that workers and home owners face during clean-up after a flood. Mold is given significant treatment, but so is as...

3M Technical Bulletin: Personal Protective Equipment and Residential Wildland Fire Cleanup

This 2007 guidance from 3M covers the potential cleanup hazards faced by workers and homeowners after a wildland fire in residential areas. The guide...

Keeping Workers Safe During Hurricane Sandy Cleanup and Recovery

This OSHA Factsheet from November 2012 reviews the potential hazards posed to workers cleaning up the damage from Hurricane Sandy and recommends prote...