Friday, November 28, 2014

Mold Inspector Certification Program and Other Mold Training Courses

B.F. Environmental Consultants Inc. is honored to facilitate contractor training courses related to home building, remodeling, safety, indoor air quality, mold identification, mold remediation, home inspection, green building, and residential applications for alternative energy. We offer a series of online courses that help the licensed contractor. This portal is specially designed to help the licensed contractor, home builder, home inspector, engineer, or do-it-yourselfer learn more about mold, mold identification, mold remediation, and prevent mold growth. These courses have been designed for the licensed professional and we recommend that mold identification and remediation be done by a professional, but these are great informational courses for the average homeowner, business owner, or industrial safety professional.

The CDC, Center for Disease Control, and the Institute for Medicine found that mold " link indoor exposure to mold with upper respiratory tract symptoms, cough, and wheeze in otherwise healthy people; with asthma symptoms in people with asthma; and with hypersensitivity pneumonitis in individuals susceptible to that immune-mediated condition. The IOM also found limited or suggestive evidence linking indoor mold exposure and respiratory illness in otherwise healthy children." (IOM, 2004). The World Health Organization, i.e., WHO, found that mold, associated with bacteria and fungi, were a primary cause of indoor health related issues.

According to the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), the most common health hazard posed by molds in the workplace is allergies. It can cause eye irritation, sneezing, coughing, and worsening of asthma or a life-threatening health problem.

Visit our website to know more about Mold Inspector Certification. Have a safe day!

Our Mold Education and Inspector Certification program and courses help to teach workers how to identify, avoid, and handle molds, to keep them safe and healthy at all times.

The National Association of Mold Professionals certified mold inspector and remediator course will provide you with knowledge about fungi and the potential health risks of toxigenic mold.

The Inspector Certificaion course covers:

Detailed instructions on how to inspect each area of a building or house

Explanations of tools and protective equipment used in inspections

Mold sampling and testing methods and interpreting lab results

Visit our website to know more about Mold Inspector Certification. 
Have a safe day!

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