It is vital to use a licensed mould remediation specialist who will inspect your premises to determine the scope of the work, take samples if required, and advise of the next steps of the mould remediation project.
Kleen Condition will use their years of experience on hundreds of similar mould remediation projects for your commercial mould assessment. We will provide a detailed step by step plan and quote for your remediation project enabling you to be legislatively complaint and safe in your operation.
Health Canada Residential Indoor Air Quality Guidelines 2007 states that “mould growth in residential buildings may pose a health hazard”. The health risk can depend on the type of mould and the level of exposure. For asthma symptoms it will depend on allergic sensitization. They recommend the:
- Repair of water damage and prevention of humidity to limit mould growth
- Removal of visible and concealed mould regardless of the mould species
The Ontario Ministry of Labour Hazard Alert 2000 prescribes “Employers are required by Section 25 (2)(h) to take every precaution reasonable under the circumstances for the protection of a worker.” They state that “sustained/and or extensive growth of any visible mould on the interior surfaces of a building is unacceptable. Mould growth on the interior surfaces of buildings is a risk factor for health problems.”