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Managing Mold Issues for Fixed Site Facilities

    Managing Mold Issues for Building Construction Management

    Course Overview

    Managing Mold Issues for Building Construction Management is an advanced online safety course composed of three primary modules: Mold Information and Training, Mold Design and Materials and Mold Maintenance Procedures. These three modules are part of the Mold Action Plan training series developed by the attendees of the Mold Action Plan in Construction conference. This course will assist in managing mold in the construction maintenance process, specifically:

    Mold Information and Training

    This module provides mold education in order to help contractors prevent mold claims. It also teaches the basic guidelines, methods and best management practices for mold moisture recognition. Learn the proper evaluation and control techniques for contractors, employees and owners involved in the mold prevention process.

    Mold Design and Materials

    This module informs you of the basic guidelines and methods used for mold design and materials. These guidelines and methods will specifically cover the following areas: selecting consultants and experts, in-house testing and observation, using or not using mock-ups and early start-ups of mechanical systems. All of the considerations provided should assist you in preventing mold growth with respect to mold design and materials.

    Mold Maintenance Procedures

    This module provides basic methods for preventing mold and its growth. You will learn about the occupant’s role as the first line of defense against mold.

    Intended Audience

    Managing Mold Issues for Building Construction Management is designed for contractors, building owners and their representatives who have the responsibility to perform mold inspections according to OSHA regulations.

    • Building Construction Managers
    • Building Construction Contractors
    • Building Owners and Their Representatives

    Learning Objectives

    This online safety course will familiarize you with the mold and moisture dilemma. Learn how to identify mold in various phases of construction and how to manage water and mold events. Learn how to find the right consultants and experts in the mold prevention process. You will be encouraged to have a plan that details the types of training and observations that are needed for mold prevention. You'll also learn the basic guidelines for mold maintenance including how to create a mold maintenance checklist as a reference for performing inspections. This Mold safety course also teaches ways to foster a healthy work environment by informing the building owner, building management company and contractors of ways to conduct mold maintenance safety. 

    Course Topics

    Mold Information and Training

    • Overview of Managing Mold Issues
    • Pre-Construction and Design
    • Construction Phase
    • Post Construction Phase
    • Managing a Water Event
    • Water Damage Guidelines
    • Mold Remediation
    • Finished Remediation and Cleanup
    • Checklist for Mold Remediation
    • Mold Prevention Plan

    Mold Design and Materials

    • Consultations and Experts
    • Testing and In-House Observation
    • Mock-Ups
    • Early Start Up Mechanical Systems

    Mold Maintenance Procedures

    • Maryland IAQ Task Force
    • Construction Mold Maintenance Committee
    • Maintenance Checklist

    Industry Terms

    • Mold Litigation Prevention Summit
    • U.S. EPA (Environmental Protection Agency)
    • IED (Indoor Environments Division)
    • A Map to Avoiding Mold Litigation
    • Mold Litigation Prevention Summit
    • Plastic Injection Mold Design
    • Mold and Litigation Prevention Summit
    • HVAC Systems
    • O&M Elements

    Features and Benefits

    By taking ClickSafety’s Mold Issues for Building Construction Managers online safety course, you will learn what mold is, the potential hazards involved and how to avoid mold ligation. Following the successful completion of the Mold Information and Training module, you will:

    • Be able to promote mold safety in the workplace
    • Understand water damage and mold remediation guidelines
    • Be able to recognize, evaluate, and control mold and moisture
    • Know the training needed for contractors, employees and owners involved in the mold prevention process

    You will be also be presented with techniques that can be applied during the design stage for preventing mold growth. By following the considerations in the Mold Design and Materials module, you will:

    • Know the importance of matching a consultant’s ability to the complexity of the project
    • Be able to determine the guidelines for performing in-house testing and/or observation
    • Understand that mock-ups are the exception, not the rule, for most construction work

    This course will also inform you of the importance of developing an effective operations and maintenance program for mold and indoor air quality issues. By following the guidelines in the Mold Maintenance Procedures module, you will:

    • Be able to prevent mold by inspecting various locations of a building for evidence of mold
    • Know how to maintain a checklist of inspections as reference material for the owner, builder and tenant
    • Know to check mechanical systems and appliances for mold
    • Know to check for mold on exterior finishes
    • Know appropriate mold response actions
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