This 24 Hour course provides students the required training for Supervisor certification and includes 8 hours of hands on training. The course teaches students the proper supervision and oversight of asbestos abatement and removal projects. The supervisor certificate may be an ideal solution for anyone looking to advance their career in the asbestos industry. This course addresses abatement in all areas of public, commercial, private, industrial, educational, governmental, and residential buildings/sites and provides information on how to properly identify and remove asbestos containing building materials (ACBMs) and asbestos containing materials (ACMs). With this certification, the student will be in compliance with the requirements of the asbestos abatement supervisor certification.
Topics covered in the VA Mold Supervisor Course include:
- Role and responsibilities of a Mold Supervisor.
- Background information on mold including health effects.
- Relevant federal, state, and local regulatory requirements related to mold remediation activities, including the requirements of this chapter.
- Employee personal protective equipment.
- Workplace safety hazards, including other environmental hazards such as lead and asbestos.
- Knowledge of building construction as related to eliminating moisture problems, including elements of airflow, mechanisms of moisture and heat flow, humidity, the building envelope, and porous and nonporous materials.
- Current relevant industry work practices and standards, including the use and reading of moisture meters, duct cleaning, and use of drying equipment.
- Development and implementation of an occupant protection plan and a remediation activities report.
- Liability and insurance issues relating to mold remediation.
- Overview of sampling and mold inspection report interpretation.
- Contract specification key elements.
- Recordkeeping for mold remediation projects.
- Supervisory techniques for mold remediation activities including implementation of required work practices and prevention of unsafe work practices.