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In this area of our site you can find links to useful documents, publications and FAQs about Mold & Indoor Air Quality from various resources. We do our best to help you understand Mold & Indoor Air Quality concerns by providing a wealth of valuable resources on mold prevention and remediation. We hope this information will help you become better informed about Mold & Indoor Air Quality challenges and how to correctly address them.
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Alberta Health Services (AHS)
Alberta Health Services is comprised of the skilled and dedicated health professionals, support staff, volunteers and physicians who promote wellness and provide health care every day to about 4 million Albertans, as well as to many residents of Saskatchewan, British Columbia and the Northwest Territories.
American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH)
The American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienists (ACGIH) is a professional association of industrial hygienists and practitioners of related professions, with headquarters in Cincinnati, Ohio. One of its goals is to advance worker protection by providing timely, objective, scientific information to occupational and environmental health professionals.
American Council for Accredited Certification (ACAC)
Founded in 1993, The American Council for Accredited Certification (ACAC) is North America’s oldest and most prestigious certifying body dedicated to indoor air quality. ACAC (formerly known as the American Indoor Air Quality Council) offers consulting and remediation certifications in infection control, microbial, indoor environmental and other IAQ-related fields.
American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA)
Founded in 1939, AIHA is a nonprofit organization devoted to achieving and maintaining the highest professional standards for its members. More than half of 10,000 members are certified industrial hygienists (CIHs), and many hold other professional designations. AIHA administers comprehensive education programs that keep occupational and environmental health and safety (OEHS) professionals current in the field of industrial hygiene.
American Society of Heating, Refrigerating, and Air-Conditioning Engineers, Inc. (ASHRAE)
ASHRAE, founded in 1894, is a global society advancing human well-being through sustainable technology for the built environment. The Society and its members focus on building systems, energy efficiency, indoor air quality, refrigeration and sustainability within the industry.
California Department of Public Health (CDPH)
The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) is the state department responsible for public health in California. It is a subdivision of the California Health and Human Services Agency. One of its functions is to oversee vital records operations throughout the state.
Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC)
CMHC helps Canadians meet their housing needs. As Canada’s authority on housing, we contribute to the stability of the housing market and financial system, provide support for Canadians in housing need, and offer objective housing research and advice to Canadian governments, consumers and the housing industry.
Canadian Construction Association (CCA)
Established in 1918, Canadian Construction Association’s (CCA) vision is to build Canada with ethics, skills and responsibility. CCA’s mission is to be the national voice for the Canadian construction industry.
Environmental Abatement Council of Ontario (EACO)
The Environmental Abatement Council of Ontario (EACO) is a contractor based organization formed by professionals within the environmental abatement industry. Members represent the environmental abatement industry as a whole including contractors, consultants, engineers, suppliers, government officials and others that have an interest in the environmental abatement industry.
Health Canada is the Federal department responsible for helping Canadians maintain and improve their health, while respecting individual choices and circumstances.
Indoor Environmental Standards Organization (IESO)
Indoor Environmental Standards Organization is a non-profit organization that provides a national forum for the development and publication of voluntary consensus standards for the assessment, remediation and management of indoor environments. As an American National Standards Institute Accredited Standards Developer, IESO's mission is to be the foremost developer and provider of voluntary consensus indoor environmental quality standards, related technical information, and services having recognized quality and applicability that promote public health and safety, and the overall quality of life.
Institute for Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC)
The Mission of the IICRC is to establish and advance globally recognized standards and certifications for the inspection, cleaning, restoration and installation industries. The IICRC, with industry-wide participation, certifies and develops certifications and standards for inspection, cleaning and restoration. The IICRC also serves as valuable consumer referral source for certified technicians and firms.
International Association of Certified Home Inspectors (InterNACHI)
InterNACHI, the International Association of Certified Home Inspectors, is the world’s largest organization of residential and commercial property inspectors.
International Association of Certified Indoor Air Consultants (IAC2)
IAC2 is the non-profit, certifying body for home and building inspectors who have fulfilled certain educational and testing requirements including those in the area of indoor air quality.
Metaphase Health Research Consulting Inc. (MHRC)
Metaphase combines scientific research experience and project management expertise with a communications specialization.
Mold Inspection Consulting and Remediation Organization (MICRO)
MICRO, the Mold Inspection Consulting and Remediation Organization, is the industry's leading provider of exceptional Mold Training and Mold Equipment at value prices. Through professionally designed training programs hundreds of people have become Certified Mold Inspectors and/or Certified Mold Remediation Contractors.
National Association of Mold Professionals (NAMP)
The National Association of Mold Professionals is a non-profit organization that was established with the goal of developing and promoting the Mold Inspection and Remediation industry. NAMP is America’s oldest and largest Mold Association.
National Association of Mold Remediators and Inspectors (NAMRI)
The National Association of Mold Remediators and Inspectors, (NAMRI) offers information for real estate professionals, resources for home buyers, along with professional membership, and national certification for mold professionals. NAMRI is dedicated to ensuring professionalism and trust in the mold inspection and remediation industry by establishing uniform standards of practice and promoting an ethical code of conduct that protects all parties.
National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health (NCCEH)
The National Collaborating Centre for Environmental Health (NCCEH) is the indispensable online resource for environmental health practitioners and policy-makers across Canada. Their focus is on health risks associated with the physical environment and identify evidence-based interventions to mitigate those risks.
National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH)
NIOSH is the U.S. federal agency responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work-related injury and illness. NIOSH is part of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
National Organization of Remediators and Mold Inspectors (NORMI)
NORMI, the National Organization of Remediators and Mold Inspectors, is one of the fastest growing certifying agencies in the country and has been involved in providing high quality training for mold and indoor environmental professionals since 2004. Having trained thousands of construction professionals through the United States, Canada, Europe and South America, NORMI provides over 14 certifications to meet licensing laws now established in the states of Texas, Louisiana, Florida and Maryland.
New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH)
The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) is the department of the government of New York City responsible for public health along with issuing birth certificates, dog licenses, and conducting restaurant inspection and enforcement. The current commissioner is Dr. Mary Bassett, MD.
Ontario Association of Architects (OAA)
The Ontario Association of Architects is a self-regulating organization governed by the Architects Act, which is a statute of the Government of Ontario. The Association is dedicated to promoting and increasing the knowledge, skill and proficiency of its members, and administering the Architects Act, in order that the public interest may be served and protected.
Texas Department of State Health Services (TDSHS)
Texas Department of State Health Services is a state agency of Texas. The department was created by House Bill 2292 of the 78th Texas Legislature in 2003 through the merging of four state agencies: the Texas Department of Health, Texas Department of Mental Health and Mental Retardation, Texas Health Care Information Council, and Texas Commission on Alcohol and Drug Abuse. The department provides state-operated health care services, including hospitals, health centers, and health agencies. The agency is headquartered at the Central Campus at 1100 West 49th Street in Austin. The DSHS Council governs the department.
United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA or sometimes USEPA) is an agency of the U.S. federal government which was created for the purpose of protecting human health and the environment by writing and enforcing regulations based on laws passed by Congress.
Water Damage Advisor
Water Damage Advisor is your resource to all water damage related issues. They focus on the hazards of water damage, related health issues, home repair and many other problems that stem from water damage. They provide information and resources ranging from storm damage to mold.
WorkSafeBC is dedicated to promoting workplace health and safety for the workers and employers of this province. Consulting with and educating employers and workers and enforce the Occupational Health and Safety Regulation.
World Health Organization (WHO)
WHO is the directing and coordinating authority for health within the United Nations system. It is responsible for providing leadership on global health matters, shaping the health research agenda, setting norms and standards, articulating evidence-based policy options, providing technical support to countries and monitoring and assessing health trends.