Each month we publish a newsletter titled IAQ Website of the Month. The excerpt below was originally published in the December 2012 newsletter.
If you have been keeping up with the times, you know that “damp” is a 4-letter word. Organizations such as the Institute of Medicine (IOM) and World Health Organization (WHO) have published documents in the last decade describing the health effects of damp buildings. Now, the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) can be added to the list. NIOSH is the federal agency responsible for conducting research and making recommendations for the prevention of work-related injury and illness.