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ACGIH® Presents 2003 Mold, Moisture and Remediation Workshops

 

ACGIH® PRESENTS 2003 MOLD, MOISTURE AND REMEDIATION WORKSHOPS

Cincinnati, Ohio — February 18, 2003 — ACGIH® is pleased to offer this popular workshop to its members and others in the occupational health and safety profession on the following dates in 2003:

  • March 3-6
  • April 28 - May 1
  • May 5-8
  • June 9-12
  • August 18-21
  • September 22-25
  • November 10-13
The Mold, Moisture and Remediation Workshop is held at the ACGIH® Professional Learning Center in Cincinnati, Ohio. This four-day workshop presents attendees with practical hands-on information and in-depth experience regarding mold and mold remediation methods, as well as a clear plan and strategy for sampling that can be implemented in the workplace. Workshop instructors will discuss strategies and job specifications for mold remediation projects, as well as EPS mold remediation in schools and commercial buildings. Other select topics include:
  • Health Effects: Infectious Disease and Toxicological Response
  • Environmental Sampling and Sample Analysis and Interpretation
  • Bioaerosol Sampling: Sampling Principles and Examples of Bioaerosol Samplers
  • Analysis Techniques: Cultivation and Biochemical and Chemical Methods
  • Microbial Remediation: Remediation Specifications and Methods, Decontamination, Health and Safety Plan, Respiratory Protection, and Consultant/Contractor Perspective
  • Moisture in Buildings: How Moisture Gets into Buildings, the Relationship Between Air, Moisture, and Temperature, Bulk Water, and Moisture Assessment Tools and Methods
  • Investigation of the Health Effects of Mold Exposure in the Home and Workplace
  • Litigation: Current Legislation in the United States and Compliance
Each participant will receive a hands-on demonstration of sampling techniques and analysis, ACGIH®'s Bioaerosols: Assessment and Control, a presentation workbook and a CD-ROM of case studies.

All four 2002 Mold, Moisture and Remediation Workshops sold out weeks prior to the event. To meet demand for this workshop, ACGIH® has scheduled seven workshop dates in 2003.

Post-workshop surveys have indicated that attendees were impressed with the workshop. Dr. Gary Rodabaugh, who attended the May 2002 workshop, exclaimed this is "the most valuable seminar I have attended in the last decade!" Kristin Száva, ACGIH® Director of Education, encourages early enrollment to ensure a seat at one of the Mold, Moisture and Remediation Workshops because "The seats go fast!"

The American Board of Industrial Hygiene has approved the workshop for 4.0 Industrial Hygiene Certification Maintenance (CM) Points. The Board of Certified Safety Professionals has approved the workshop for 2.0 Continuance of Certification (COC) Points.

Those interested in participating in one of the Mold, Moisture and Remediation Workshops can register online by visiting the ACGIH® website at http://www.acgih.org/events/course.htm, selecting the date that you'd like to attend, and completing the online registration form, or by contacting Anita Schmid at meetings@acgih.org or 513-742-2020. Organizations sending four or more attendees will save $50.00 on each registration.

ACGIH® Worldwide is a member-based organization that advances worker health and safety through education and the development and dissemination of scientific and technical knowledge. ACGIH® is one of the industry's leading publications resources, with approximately 400 titles relative to occupational and environmental health and safety, including the renowned TLVs® and BEIs®. For more information, visit the ACGIH® ACGIH® website at www.acgih.org or call our Customer Service Representatives at 513-742-2020.

Amy Bloomhuff, Esq.
Director of Operations
513-742-6163, extension 116

abloomhuff@acgih.org