|Clean Your Home and Office||Your Air Conditioner Can Protect You||Environmental
Tests & Bulletins
|Health Effects of WTC Toxins||Protective
Masks & Suits
How to Rid Your Home and Office
of World Trade Center Dust
***When cleaning, be sure to wear
the appropriate mask and filter
and disposable Tyvek suit.***
Step 1 - Vacuum
Twice with a HEPA Filter
This will remove much of the dust without spreading it to other surfaces.
Vacuums without a HEPA filter release fine particles of contaminated dust into the air.
Step 2 - Damp
Mop and Damp Wipe
Damp mopping can spread the dust to other surfaces.
Be aware that
the WTC dust can stain some fabrics and surfaces.
Step 3 - Be
Sure You're Safe - Testing and Clearance
Methods for Different Surfaces and Fabrics