Under certain conditions mould can pose a health hazard. Factors that increase the risk of illness include:
The best way to avoid mould problems is to address humidity and water intrusion events before mould has a chance to establish itself. If your work area has undergone a water intrusion event please contact Physical Plant immediately to have the water source removed.
If you have questions regarding the management of mould please call the Environmental Health and Safety Office at 474-6633.