General Information

Date Added Resource Source
Oct 2013

EPA Molds and Moisure (new topic page)

This topic page provides extensive EPA resources, in English and in Spanish, on mold and moisture.

Jul 2009

The World Health Organization Guidelines for Indoor Air Quality: Dampness and Mould (PDF)

This document provides a comprehensive review of the scientific evidence on health problems associated with building moisture and biological agents and summarizes best ways to identify and control mold.

Sep 2008

NIOSH Safety and Health Topic: Indoor Environmental Quality - Dampness and Mold in Buildings

This topic page provided by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health presents FAQs on mold including descriptions, remediation, testing and symptoms of exposure.

Jan 2004

Mold Fact Sheet (PDF)

Information about mold including evaluating buildings for mold growth, sampling, and remediation.

(Oregon OSHA)
Dec 2002


When excessive moisture accumulates in buildings or on building materials, mold growth will often occur, particularly if the moisture problem remains undiscovered or unaddressed.

Dec 2002

Questions and Answers on Stachybotrys chartarum and other molds
Dec 2002

Molds in the Environment

What are molds? What are some of the common indoor molds? How do molds affect people? Where are molds found? How can people decrease mold exposure? I found mold growing in my home, how do I test the mold?