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Sealed ducts

This duct has been sealed to prevent dust and fungal spores from getting into the HVAC system. This building is working towards LEED silver, which req...

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...

Toolbox Talk: Biohazard Safety

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Biohazard Safety addresses the risks associated with working near biohazards. The resource includes a ‘real-life’ case ex...

Toolbox Talk: Histoplasmosis "Histo"

The CPWR Toolbox Talk on Histoplasmosis addresses the risks associated with working near soil or animal droppings. The resource includes a ‘real-lif...

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...