RedVector RV-PGM162

North Carolina: Mold Sampling, Safety and Health Program

North Carolina: Mold Sampling, Safety and Health Program

2 hrs. Program

Level: Fundamental

Item#: RV-PGM162

SME: Michael A. Pinto, CSP, CMP

This course is formatted in 2 lessons to meet the North Carolina course requirement. The two lessons include:
Lesson 1:  Mold Sampling
This lesson on environmental sampling for mold examines the reasons for testing, the choices available, and the correct methods to collectively provide meaningful and accurate information to the remediation team.
Lesson 2: Mold Safety and Health

This lesson will help you understand the unique concerns of this industry and how to turn hassle into habit. From hazard communication and project documentation to practical on-site safety tips, this course will prepare you to lead your team toward a practice of better and safer projects.

Course Objectives
  • Describe and choose from the numerous options available for air and surface field sampling.
  • List what to look for during visual assessments
  • Recognize the appropriate use and limitations of ERMI and HERTSMI-2
  • Describe the advantages and disadvantages of viable and non-viable air sampling
  • Recognize the signs of heat related disorders and the initial steps to take in response
  • Explain the difference between “General Industry” OSHA regulations and their regulations for “Construction”
  • List the most common safety concerns on the project site
  • Demonstrate recent changes to the hazard communication requirements for your company
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Michael A. Pinto, CSP, CMP Photo
Michael A. Pinto, CSP, CMP, is chief executive officer of Wonder Makers Environmental, Inc., a manufacturing and environmental consulting firm that specializes in identification and control of asbestos, lead, IAQ, mold, industrial hygiene, and chemical problems. Mr. Pinto is the author of over 150 published articles and several books including, Fungal Contamination: A Comprehensive Guide for Remediation. He completed doctoral course work in environmental engineering and holds numerous certifications in the environmental and safety areas including Certified Safety Professional and Certified Mold Professional. He was selected as part of the Mitigation Assessment Team for FEMA following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita. He was the lead author on the FEMA Fact Sheet Cleaning Flooded Buildings after Hurricane Sandy and was a contributor to the EPA’s Healthy Homes Initiative. He was a contributor to the section of the A.M. Best Underwriting Guide related to mold remediation and restoration contractors.
State Licenses
NC - Home Inspector (General - CEC559)