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

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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
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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

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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”
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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

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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

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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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