Publications about Mold
On This Page:
- EPA Resources about Mold
- Other Resources about Mold
- Other Resources about Indoor Air Quality
- Damp Buildings and Health
EPA Resources about Mold
Resource for Mold Cleanup and Moisture Control
This one-pager has QR codes to several mold cleanup and moisture control resources – including guidance for homeowners and renters to better understand how to safely and effectively cleanup mold and control moisture. Emergency management and public health professionals can easily share these resources digitally. Simply scan the QR codes to access the resources.
A Brief Guide to Mold, Moisture, and Your Home
Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings
The publication, Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings, [EPA 402-K-01-001] reprinted September 2008, is available in:
The Key to Mold Control is Moisture Control – Infographic
The mold infographic shows how to take steps to control moisture indoors. Available in both English and Spanish languages.
In January 2019, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) released:
- Dampness and Mold Assessment Tool for Schools (PDF)
- Dampness and Mold Assessment Tool for General Buildings (PDF)
These tools may help identify and determine the severity of known and unknown areas of dampness and mold, prioritize repair and remediation, and track past and present problems.
AIHA Video Series: Keeping Your Home & Your Family Safe and Mold-Free
The American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA) developed this 3-part video series. It provides an overview of mold and how it impacts people’s health, what can be done to fix a mold problem, and how to prevent mold problems. Videos in the series include:
- The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) has published: Preventing Occupational Respiratory Disease from Exposures Caused by Dampness in Office Buildings, Schools, and Other Nonindustrial Buildings. The guidance includes a building inspection checklist and may be of interest to people working in office buildings, schools and other nonindustrial buildings. Find the guidance at Preventing Occupational Respiratory Disease from Exposures Caused by Dampness in Office Buildings, Schools, and Other Nonindustrial Buildings.
- World Health Organization (WHO) Document: WHO Guidelines for Indoor Air Quality: Dampness and Mould (PDF), World Health Organization, 2009(248 pp, 2.65 MB)
- Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) Publications
- Moisture Control
- Asthma Publications
- Radon Publications
- IAQ in Schools Publications
- Indoor airPLUS Publications
Damp Buildings and Health
For more information on damp buildings and health effects, see the 2004 Institute of Medicine Report, Damp Indoor Spaces and Health, published by The National Academies Press in Washington, DC. You can read a description of the report and purchase a copy.