See the NJEA Health and Safety Manual.
- Mold Walkthrough, p. 214.
- IAQ Walkthrough, p. 217.
- NJDHSS factsheet, Mold in the Workplace, Prevent and Control, p.130.
- Mold and Moisture, p. 304.
Last month's NJEA Reporter article is “Sandy: is it safe to come back?” To find other NJEA Reporter articles on line, go to NJEA Reporter Articles.
- Mold: “A damp New Jersey spells mold in the schools,” October 2011, and “Solving a mold mess, A sensible approach for getting rid of mold in your school,” September 2004.
- PPE: “Districts must provide and pay for personal protective equipment,” September 2008.
Federal Government Resources
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has detailed guidelines for mold removal – “Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings,” at www.epa.gov/mold/mold_remediation.html.
The National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) web page, Emergency Response Resources: Storm/Flood and Hurricane Response, includes medical recommendations for responders, at www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/emres/flood.html.
OSHA factsheet, Mold Hazards during Hurricane Sandy Cleanup.
OSHA factsheet on flood cleanup, www.osha.gov/OshDoc/floodCleanup.html.