NJEA Resources

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.