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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.

Clean-up Procedures
  • Flood Cleanup. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Provides basic information on how to clean up after a flood and how to prevent indoor air problems.
  • Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings (PDF). Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Publication No. 402-K-01-001, (2008, September). Contains instructions for cleanup and remediation of molds and moisture-related problems in schools and commercial buildings.
  • A Brief Guide to Mold, Moisture, and Your Home (PDF). Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Publication No. 402-K-02-003, (2010, September). Covers basic mold facts, cleanup concerns and recommendations, and moisture-control tips.

*Accessibility Assistance: Contact OSHA's Directorate of Technical Support and Emergency Management at (202) 693-2300 for assistance accessing PDF materials.

All other documents, that are not PDF materials or formatted for the web, are available as Microsoft Office® formats and videos and are noted accordingly. If additional assistance is needed with reading, reviewing or accessing these documents or any figures and illustrations, please also contact OSHA's Directorate of Technical Support and Emergency Management at (202) 693-2300.

**eBooks - EPUB is the most common format for e-Books. If you use a Sony Reader, a Nook, or an iPad you can download the EPUB file format. If you use a Kindle, you can download the MOBI file format.

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