This seminar is designed for attorneys, project managers, contractors, subcontractors, presidents and vice presidents, principals, architects, engineers, facilities and maintenance managers, safety directors, property owners and managers, insurance professionals, developers and real estate agents.
This one-day seminar provides important and valuable information and strategies that can help the attendee solve mold and interior air quality problems in buildings.
Topics to be discussed include:
• Fundamentals Of Mold
• Mold Remediation
• Environmental Issues
• Construction Issues
• Mold Response: Is Remediation Possible?
• Insurance Issues
9:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.
I. Overview – Scientific, Medical, Construction, Insurance And Legalities
9:15 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
II. Fundamentals of Mold
A. What Is It?
B. Why Does It Form?
C. How Does It Grow?
D. How Does It Travel?
E. Health Impacts
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.
III. Mold Remediation: “A Practical Approach”
A. What Are The Current Industry Standards Of Care For Mold Remediation?
B. Understanding The EPA/NYC/ACGIH Guidelines
C. The Remediation Process (Engineering Controls To Inhibit The Spread Of Mold Spores And To Protect The Building Occupants As Well As The Remediators Themselves)
D. Factors To Consider When Conducting A Mold Remediation
E. Who Is Doing Mold Remediation Now?
F. What Are Some Criteria For Selecting A Mold Remediation Contractor?
G. Similarities/Differences Between Mold Remediation And Asbestos Abatement
11:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.
11:15 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
IV. Environmental Issues
A. Interior Air Quality: Mold And Other Interior Air Quality Issues
B. National Trends: Emerging Design Standards
C. Impact On Health
1. Office Buildings
2. Public Buildings
12:30 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:30 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. (Break 2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.)
V. Construction Issues
A. The Construction Relationship
B. Non-Traditional Relationships
C. Case Law Developments
D. Owners Liability
E. Contractor Liability
3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
VI. Mold Response – Is Remediation Possible?
A. Inspection And Testing
B. Where Found?
C. Residential Structures
D. Commercial Structures
E. Response: Mold Site, Migration Locations Via Heating And Air Conditioning
4:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VII. Insurance Issues
A. Property Claims – Claims Or Owner’s Responsibility?
B. Claims On Contractor’s Policy
C. Personal Injury Claims