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Coalition ready for block-by-block mold cleanup 3 months after Hurricane Sandy

Dozens of labor, faith and community leaders and members gathered on the steps of New York City hall to announce the creation of Back Home, “Back to Work,” a new project to get Hurricane Sandy-affected residents back into their homes by providing safe, fast and effective mold assessment and remediation, according to a press statement issued by the coalition.


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Hands-on Mold Remediation Symposium at Meadowlands Exposition Center April 9

One-day event will educate professionals on cleaning, restoration and remediation of mold

Restoration & Remediation and ICS Cleaning Specialist are holding a Mold Remediation Symposium on Tuesday, April 9 at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, N.J. in response to Superstorm Sandy, where the principals, processes and products of mold remediation will be presented in a hands-on fashion.


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OSHA focuses on health and safety of Sandy cleanup workers

OSHA says that as of Dec. 12, it has provided education and training efforts to more than 60,000 workers engaged in recovery efforts in communities affected by superstorm Sandy.


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NY Congressman urges fed oversight on Sandy cleanup of mold, environmental toxins

“We must not repeat the same mistakes of 9/11”

Citing inadequate control over environmental hazards following 9/11, a NY congressman is urging the EPA and Federal Emergency Management Agency to take an active role in making sure people cleaning up after Hurricane Sandy stay safe.


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Honeywell Safety Products offers “Mold Remediation Overview” to advise hurricane cleanup workers on protection from mold exposure

Flood waters caused by hurricanes, rising rivers from torrential rains, and other natural disasters leave a wake of destruction. After the immediate cleanup, workers are left a major health hazard — mold.


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AIHA releases updated “Facts about Mold” brochure

Mold's increasing importance as a public health issue has led to significant updates in the American Industrial Hygiene Association's (AIHA) "Facts About Mold" brochure, which has been newly released.


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Eye Injuries: You rarely see them coming. Practical Solutions for reducing injuries to the eye.

The 3M Eye Injury Reduction webinar will provide an examination of how to help solve eye injuries in the workplace. This issue continues to challenge virtually every industry, and the solution is often times multifaceted. 3M will share some new tools and approaches to help you in solving this issue.

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