Mould is a potential public health concern for both the public and persons required to investigate, assess, or remediate mould in buildings. Mould contamination in buildings can cause a variety of toxic effects to susceptible persons including; young children, immunosuppressed individuals, seniors, persons with extreme sensitivities and pre-existing immunological responses and remediation workers. The Antiquity Environmental Mould Awareness Course has been designed to include the following course objectives;
- To familiarize participants with health effects caused by various agents typically known to cause indoor air quality concerns including moulds.
- To review commonly used IAQ terms used in the mould abatement industry including sick building syndrome vs. building related illness.
- To explain to participants where and how mould can grow and proliferate in buildings.
- To conduct a basic indoor air quality assessment related to mould related issues in buildings for the purpose of determining the source of mould.
- To review the existing regulatory criteria, and indoor air quality guidelines and remediation standards related to mould.
- To provide an understanding of the various methods available for the assessment of indoor air quality and mould issues, and strategies to control them.
- To identify the steps building owners and homeowners can take to prevent future mould growth.
Course Fee: $340 per person per course. Course Fee: Combined Mould & Asbestos Awareness Course $600.00 per person.
Course Location: 885 West Georgia Street, Suite 1500, Vancouver, British Columbia, V6C 3E8
Registration form 2015