Penn is committed to provide a safe and healthful indoor environment for our students, faculty, staff and visitors.
The Office of Environmental Health & Radiation Safety (EHRS) has a highly qualified and experienced team of safety and industrial hygiene professionals available to assist the Penn community with indoor air quality questions or concerns. We work in partnership with the medical practitioners at HUP Occupational Medicine and Student Health Services.
EHRS provides the following indoor air quality-related services:
- Disaster restoration (leak, sewage, flood, fire) contractor coordination and project validation
- Odor investigations
- Comprehensive indoor air quality investigations
- Moisture assessments
- Mold investigations
American Industrial Hygiene Association - Facts About Mold (pdf)
Centers for Disease Control - Mold
Centers for Disease Control - Dampness and Mold Assessment Tool - General Buildings