APEX Environmental
Consultants, Inc.

Phone: 913-338-2739
Toll Free: 888-508-APEX
Fax: 913-338-2741

Email: apex@4apex.com

Locations in:
Kansas City
Fort Lauderdale
Dallas


Links for:

Links for Public / Commercial Clients

Government and Industry Associations -

American Conference of Governmental Hygienist (ACGIH)– www.acgih.org

American Industrial Hygienist Association (AIHA)– www.aiha.org

American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) – www.ashrae.org

Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) – www.iaqa.com

National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) – www.cdc.gov/niosh/homepage.html

Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA)– www.osha.gov

U. S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA) – www.epa.gov

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Indoor Air Quality -

"Indoor Air Facts No. 4 (revised): Sick Building Syndrome (SBS)" (USEPA) www.epa.gov/iaq/pubs/sbs.html

Indoor air quality in large buildings (USEPA) www.epa.gov/iaq/largebldgs/index.html

Indoor Air Quality Fact Sheet: Sick Building Syndrome (National Safety Council) www.nsc.org/EHC/indoor/sbs.htm


Mold -

Interactive claims tracking system for managing property insurance claims with potential mold hazards. Brings together industry professionals and automated systems to provide for investigation, data collection, lab testing, site monitoring and reporting of microbial claims information (EnviroAide) www.enviroaide.com

Information on mold growth in homes and larger buildings (USEPA) www.epa.gov/iaq/molds

Mold related health concerns (Center for Disease Control) www.cdc.gov/nceh/airpollution/mold

Mold Remediation -

"Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings" (USEPA) www.epa.gov/iaq/molds/mold_remediation.html

New York City guidelines on assessment and remediation of fungi in indoor environments www.ci.nyc.ny.us/html/doh/html/epi/moldrpt1.html

Personal Protective Equipment for mold remediation (USEPA)
www.iaqa.org/epa/i-e-r_ppe.html

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Lead -

Sources, health effects, and steps to reduce exposure of Lead in indoor environments (USEPA) www.epa.gov/iaq/lead.html

Safety and Health Topics: Lead (OSHA) www.osha.gov/SLTC/lead/

Lead rules and regulations (USEPA) www.epa.gov/lead/regulation.htm

The National Lead Information Center (USEPA) www.epa.gov/lead/nlic.htm


Asbestos -

NIOSH asbestos homepage (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health) www.cdc.gov/niosh/topics/asbestos

Sources, health effects, and steps to reduce exposure of Asbestos in indoor environments (USEPA) www.epa.gov/iaq/asbestos.html

Information about asbestos used in homes and large buildings (The Asbestos Institute)
www.asbestos-institute.ca/main.html

Kansas Radiation and Asbestos Control Section http://www.kdhe.state.ks.us/radiation/index.html

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Links for Lawyers

Mealeys publication and litigation resource. www.mealeys.com

Cornell Law School Legal Information Institute. www.law.cornell.edu


Links for Insurance Carriers

Interactive claims tracking system for managing property insurance claims with potential mold hazards. Brings together industry professionals and automated systems to provide for investigation, data collection, lab testing, site monitoring and reporting of microbial claims information (EnviroAide) www.enviroaide.com

Insurance news concerning mold claims (National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies) www.moldupdate.com

Mold Claim information for Insurance Carriers (Independent Insurance Agents and Brokers of America, Inc.)
www.iiaba.net/VU/Lib/Ins/PL/Homeowners/WilsonToxicMold.htm


Glossaries

Glossary of common indoor air quality terms (USEPA) www.epa.gov/iaq/glossary.html

Fungal glossary of commonly found fungal genera and species (University of Minnesota) www.dehs.umn.edu/iaq/fungus/glossary.html

Index of some of the commonly found fungal genera including photographs and fungal characteristics (Environmental Microbiology Laboratory, Inc.) www.emlab.com/app/fungi/Fungi.po

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Links for Homeowners

Choosing a Consultant -

Obtaining professional assistance to solve indoor air quality problems (Center for Disease Control) www.cdc.gov/niosh/pdfs/sec_8.pdf

Guidelines for selecting an indoor air quality consultant (American Industrial Hygiene Association) www.aiha.org/ConsultantsConsumers/html/OOiaq.htm


IAQ-

Information on indoor air quality in homes (USEPA) www.epa.gov/iaq/homes/index.html

Indoor environmental quality fact sheet (National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health) www.cdc.gov/niosh/ieqfs.html

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Mold -

Mold Information -

Information on mold growth in homes and larger buildings (USEPA) www.epa.gov/iaq/molds

Indoor air quality information sheet, Mold in my Home: What do I do? (California Department of Health Services) www.cal-iaq.org/mold0107.htm

Article: "Controlling Mold Growth in the Home" (Kansas State University) www.oznet.ksu.edu/library/HOUS2/MF2141.PDF

Doctor Fungus: online reference website containing fungal information, pictures, health effects, glossary and more. www.doctorfungus.org

Mold related health concerns (Center for Disease Control) www.cdc.gov/nceh/airpollution/mold

Recommended guidelines concerning household molds (Kansas Department of Health and Environment) www.kdhe.state.ks.us/news/web_archives/2000/068.htm

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Mold Remediation -

Guidelines to determine who should clean up mold contamination (USEPA) www.epa.gov/iaq/molds/moldcleanup.html

"Mold Remediation in Schools and Commercial Buildings" (USEPA) www.epa.gov/iaq/molds/mold_remediation.html

New York City guidelines on assessment and remediation of fungi in indoor environments
www.ci.nyc.ny.us/html/doh/html/epi/moldrpt1.html

A homeowners guide to fighting mold (Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation)
www.cmhc-schl.gc.ca/en/burema/gesein/abhose/
abhose_ce08.cfm

Mold self clean up and removal procedures for homeowners (Minnesota Department of Health) www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/indoorair/mold/index.
html#cleanup

Stachybotrys -

Article: Stachybotrys chartarum: The Toxic Indoor Mold (American Phytopathological Society) www.apsnet.org/online/feature/stachybotrys

Questions and Answers on Stachybotrys chartarum and other molds (Center for Disease Control) www.cdc.gov/nceh/airpollution/mold/stachy.htm

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Asbestos -

Sources, health effects, and steps to reduce exposure of Asbestos in indoor environments (USEPA) www.epa.gov/iaq/asbestos.html

Questions and Answers on Asbestos (Oklahoma Department of Labor) www.oklaosf.state.ok.us/~okdol/asbestos/asbestos
%20FAQ.htm#1

Information about asbestos used in homes and large buildings (The Asbestos Institute) www.asbestos-institute.ca/main.html

Asbestos Exposure: Questions and Answers (National Cancer Institute) http://cis.nci.nih.gov/fact/3_21.htm


Lead -

Sources, health effects, and steps to reduce exposure of Lead in indoor environments (USEPA) www.epa.gov/iaq/lead.html

CDC Childhood Lead Poisoning Prevention Program (Center for Disease Control) www.cdc.gov/nceh/lead/lead.htm

Lead poisoning fact sheet (National Safety Council) www.nsc.org/library/facts/lead.htm

Information about lead, lead hazards, and some simple steps to protect your family (USEPA) www.epa.gov/lead/index.html

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Radon -

Index of Radon information with links to radon myths and facts, publications, real estate concerns, and more (USEPA) www.epa.gov/iaq/radon/index.html


Carbon Monoxide -

Sources, health effects, and steps to reduce exposure of Carbon Monoxide in indoor environments (USEPA) www.epa.gov/iaq/co.html

Carbon Monoxide fact sheet (National Safety Council) www.nsc.org/ehc/indoor/carb_mon.htm

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