Powered by GoogleTranslate


Mold - Photo Credit: iStock.com-147334711 | Copyright: Razvan
Mold Menu

Control and Clean-up

Emphasis should be placed on preventing contamination through proper building maintenance and prompt repair of water damaged areas. The following resources contain information to help prevent and control workplace hazards.

  • Mold. OSHA QuickCard™, (2013). Also available in Spanish.
  • Mold Hazards during Disaster Cleanup. OSHA Fact Sheet (Publication 3713), (September 2013).
  • A Brief Guide to Mold in the Workplace. OSHA Safety and Health Information Bulletin (SHIB), (October 10, 2003). Provides recommendations for the prevention of mold growth and describes measures designed to protect the health of building occupants and workers involved in mold cleanup and prevention.
  • Metalworking Fluids: Safety and Health Best Practices Manual. OSHA. Provides information in Section H of this manual about the control of bacterial and fungal growth in metalworking fluids.
  • Guidelines on Assessment and Remediation of Fungi in Indoor Environments. New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, (November 2008). Addresses mold contamination of building components that are chronically moist or water damaged such as, walls, ventilation systems, and support beams. It provides information about assessment, inspection, sampling, and controls.
  • Mold. The National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences (NIEHS). Defines and describes mold spores and strategies for asthma and allergy prevention.
  • Asthma Triggers: Gain Control - Molds. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Describes actions one can take to reduce the presence of molds in indoor environments.
  • Hurricane Preparedness and Response. OSHA. Includes information such as news releases, public service announcements, fact sheets, frequently asked questions, and more.
Clean-up Procedures
Back to Top

Thank You for Visiting Our Website

You are exiting the Department of Labor's Web server.

The Department of Labor does not endorse, takes no responsibility for, and exercises no control over the linked organization or its views, or contents, nor does it vouch for the accuracy or accessibility of the information contained on the destination server. The Department of Labor also cannot authorize the use of copyrighted materials contained in linked Web sites. Users must request such authorization from the sponsor of the linked Web site. Thank you for visiting our site. Please click the button below to continue.