Cleanup & Remediation Resources
On this page you can find fact sheets from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) on mold cleanup, removal and remediation.
Centers for Disease Control:
- Get Rid of Mold - Advice on how to safely cleanup mold in your home:
English - http://www.cdc.gov/disasters/hurricanes/pdf/flyer-get-rid-of-mold.pdf
- NIOSH Interim Recommendations for the Cleaning and Remediation of Flood-Contaminated HVAC Systems: A Guide for Building Owners and Managers - http://www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/emres/Cleaning-Flood-HVAC.html
A guide for building owners or managers if heating, ventilating, and air conditioning systems are flooded.
- Prevention and Remediation Strategies for the Control and Removal of Fungal Growth -http://www.cdc.gov/mold/strats_fungal_growth.htm Overview of how to remove mold (remediation), clean it up, and prevent its return (IOM Report)
- Protect Yourself from Mold - http://www.cdc.gov/mold/basics.htm
You can protect yourself from health problems after exposure to mold in emergencies or natural disasters.