AIHA University Webinar: Assessment, Remediation, and Post-Remediation Verification of Mold in Buildings

Date: Thursday, Mar. 3, 2022 - Thursday, Mar. 3, 2022
Time: 1:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (EST)
Event Type: Webinars, AIHA Webinars

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Webinar Only: Member $149 | Non-Member $199 | Student $25

This webinar includes a facilitated review of the brand-new 2nd edition of AIHA’s Assessment, Remediation, and Post-Remediation Verification of Mold in Buildings, led by one of the authors.

This comprehensive guide describes the range of hazard evaluation and re-occupancy post-remediation verification assessment methodologies and techniques currently accepted and available for use by competent professionals to conduct investigations of mold growth in residential and commercial buildings.

Learning Objectives

At the conclusion of this webinar, participants will be able to:

  • Identify the appropriate actions required to properly inspect and sample for mold in buildings known or suspected of having water damage and associated mold growth.
  • Understand different mold sampling methods that can be utilized, various advantages and disadvantages, and how to interpret the results.
  • Identify prudent actions required to properly develop remediation protocols or specifications to address mold growth and contamination in buildings.
  • Identify prudent actions required to conduct a post-remediation verification after final cleaning and prior to re-occupancy.


Presenter

John “Jack” Springston has over 34 years of experience in industrial hygiene and occupational health. He has been a Certified Industrial Hygienist (CIH) since 1993 and is one of less than 50 active CIHs who also hold a subspecialty certificate in Indoor Environmental Quality (IEQ).

Jack has been a co-author on several AIHA publications dealing with mold and other microorganisms, including the 2015 Legionella guideline, 2020 mold ‘Green Book’, and, most recently, the 2021 Second edition of the mold assessment and post-remediation verification guideline. He currently serves as the Vice-Chair of the American Conference of Governmental Industrial Hygienist’s (ACGIH) Bioaerosols Committee and has authored and co-authored several chapters for the upcoming Second edition of the Bioaerosols Assessment and Control book.

Jack is a Fellow of the American Industrial Hygiene Association (AIHA), and is currently the Industrial Hygiene Services Manager, Branch Safety Officer, and Training Director for Atlas Technical Consultants in New York City and Long Island.