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View Resource IAQ (Indoor Air Quality) Tools for Schools Kit - IAQ Coordinator's Guide: Appendix H: Mold and Moisture

This site addresses issues such as sources of mold, growth characteristics, potential health effects and risks if left unchecked. This site offers the user numerous links for additional information...

http://www.epa.gov/iaq/schools/tfs/guideh.html
View Resource A Brief Guide to Mold, Moisture, and Your Home

Molds are part of the natural environment. Outdoors, molds play a part in nature by breaking down dead organic matter such as fallen leaves and dead trees, but indoors, mold growth should be...

http://www.epa.gov/mold/moldguide.html
View Resource A Citizen’s Guide to Radon: The Guide To Protecting Yourself And Your Family From Radon

Radon is estimated to cause many thousands of deaths each year. That?s because when you breathe air containing radon, you can get lung cancer. In fact, the Surgeon General has warned that radon is t...

http://www.epa.gov/radon/pdfs/citizensguide.pdf
View Resource Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry (ATSDR)

The ATSDR ToxFAQs? is a series of summaries about hazardous substances developed by the ATSDR Division of Toxicology. Information for this series is excerpted from the ATSDR Toxicological Profiles a...

http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/toxfaqs/index.asp
View Resource An Overview of Hanford and Radiation Health Effects

Hanford is the name of a former nuclear weapons production site located in south central Washington state. Established in 1943, Hanford released radioactive materials into the air, water and soil....

http://www.atsdr.cdc.gov/hanford/
View Resource Anhydrous Ammonia: Managing The Risks

More anhydrous ammonia is used as fertilizer in North Dakota than any other nitrogen fertilizer source. Anhydrous ammonia is classified as a hazardous substance. Most accidents with anhydrous ammonia...

http://www.ag.ndsu.edu/pubs/ageng/safety/ae1149-1.htm
View Resource Animals as Sentinels of Human Environmental Health Hazards: An Evidence-Based Analysis

?Despite recognition that animals could be serving as ?sentinels? for environmental risks to human health, there are no evidence-based guidelines for the use of animal sentinal data in human healt...

http://canarydatabase.org/about/ecohealth-2005-animals.pdf
View Resource Annual Report on the Environment in Japan 2006

The document reports on the state of the environment of Japan in FY 2005. It consists of an overview on population decline and the environment of Japan. It also describes the origins of Japan's...

http://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc11849/?q=env...
View Resource Anthrax Fact Sheet

Anthrax is a serious disease caused by the bacteria Bacillus anthracis. Anthrax occurs naturally in cows and other herd animals. It can be transmitted to humans who come in contact with infected...

http://www.fas.org/programs/ssp/bio/factsheets/anthraxfactsh...
View Resource Are You Hyper-Sensitive to Electricity?

The electricity we use in modern society is artificially generated at power stations. Leaving the station at high voltages, it is then progressively 'stepped down' by means of transformers to...

http://www.emrsafety.8m.net/newbook.htm
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