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 understand mold problems in buildings.
Topics to be discussed include:
Overview Of Mold
Inspecting For Mold
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.
I. Overview Of Mold
A. What Is Mold?
B. Why Should We Be Concerned About It?
C. Why And How Mold Is Present In Buildings
D. Regulatory Stance
9:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
II. Inspecting For Mold
B. Wipes Swabs And Agar
C. Air Air-O-Cell vs. Anderson Samplers
E. Tape Lifts
10:00 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.
10:15 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.
III. Interpreting Results
A. Indoor vs. Outdoor Levels And Species
B. Colony Forming Units vs. Dead Spores
C. Overall Levels
D. Air More Important Than Surface
E. No Regulatory Guidelines
F. Effects Are Population Specific
10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
IV. Mold Prevention
A. Changing Construction Materials
B. Protect Susceptible Materials During Construction
C. Common Construction Problems
12:00 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.
Lunch (On Your Own)
1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
V. Mold Abatement
A. Removal And Replacement
C. Future Of Abatement
2:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
VI. Legal Considerations
A. Theories Of Liability In Mold Cases
B. Litigation Trends And Reported Cases
3:00 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.
3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
VI. Legal Considerations (Continued)
C. Responsible Parties
D. Documentation: Contracts, Specifications And Change Orders
E. Insurance Issues: Conditions, Exclusions And Triggering Coverage
4:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.
VII. Question And Answer Session