Mold Remediation

Prior to mold remediation activities, ensure a written work plan is submitted to the appropriate University representative overseeing the work, such as the Facilities Planning & Management Project Manager or Facilities Maintenance & Operations Director or Assistant Director.  Such plan shall also be submitted to the University Environmental Health & Safety office for review at

Work plans shall comply with any applicable DCMR regulations, if/when necessary including, but not limited to, Title 20, Chapter 32 "Mold Assessment and Remediation Licensure Regulations" for residential  spaces.  All work plans shall adhere to applicable Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) standards,  the Environmental Protection Agency's (EPA) guidelines as described in their publication "Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings," and the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification (IICRC) Standard S520 "Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Mold Remediation."

Projects including duct cleaning or other Heating, Ventilation and Air Conditioning (hvac) equipment-related activities shall comply with the National Air Duct Cleaners Association 2021 Edition of "Assessment, Cleaning and Restoration of HVAC Systems."