Mold Training Course in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan- April 23, 2016

A mold training course on how to recognize indoor mold, how to develop effective sampling strategies, how to interpret laboratory results and how to control mold growth is scheduled for April 23rd, 2016 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan.

saskatoon-training-april-23The public awareness of health effects associated with indoor mold exposure has been increasing since information is now readily available. Mold has been recognized as one of the major triggers of asthma and other respiratory diseases in recent years. As such there is increased demand for professionals who can identify the causes of mold growth and advise property managers, landlords and homeowners on how to remove and control mold growth.

The mold training course is designed to help mold inspection professionals to understand important aspects of mold growth in buildings. The course addresses where mold can grow in buildings, health effects, testing methods and interpretation of lab results, mold guidelines and steps to take to prevent future mold growth. It is the most in-depth, comprehensive mold training course on the market today.

To register for mold training course, call got mold? at 1-306-652-6653! This mold training course focuses on how to recognize indoor mold, develop effective sampling strategies, interpret laboratory results and how to control mold growth.

You will learn about:

  • The Various Types of Molds
    • What is mold and what makes it grow?
    • Which molds are more prevalent in outdoor environment?
    • Which molds are more prevalent in indoor environment?
    • What health effects are associated with indoor mold growth?
  • How to Recognize Indoor Mold Growth
    • Factors favouring mold growth
    • Signs of mold growth
    • Conducting a visual inspection and categorizing the extent of the mold contamination
  • How to Develop Effective Sampling Strategies
    • Sampling objectives
    • When to collect samples, which ones and where to collect them
    • Air samples: viable and non-viable
    • Bulk samples
    • Swab samples
    • Tape lift samples
    • Dust samples
  • How to Interpret Laboratory Results
    • Air samples: viable and non-viable
    • Bulk samples
    • Swab samples
    • Tape lift samples
    • Dust samples
  • How to Control Mold Growth and Perform Effective Mold Remediation
    Various mold remediation guidelines are discussed with emphasis to Mold Guidelines for the Canadian Construction Industry (2004).
  • Quiz and Discussion
    • Participants are given the opportunity to share and learn from each others’ experiences

Who Should Attend?

  • Industrial hygienists
  • Environmental consultants
  • Home Inspectors
  • General contractors
  • Cleaning and restoration contractors
  • Property managers
  • Insurance, financial, and legal professionals who deal with mold issues
  • Other professionals or anyone interested in increasing their knowledge or developing their decision-making skills related to indoor mold

 

Logistics & Lunch

The course breaks for lunch from 12:00pm to 12:45pm. Lunch and coffee/drinks are provided.

Course Venue
Details of the course venue will be provided during registration.


Course Fee
Take advantage of our promotional course fee of $399.99 (plus GST/HST). Our regular fee is $455.00 plus GST/HST. To reserve a place, please call 1-306-652-6653 today. Payment can be made by credit card (Visa or MasterCard) or by cheque. Please make cheques payable to got Mold? Disaster Recovery Services Inc.

Course Directors

Dr. Jackson N. Kung’u (B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D)

Jackson is the Principal Microbiologist and founder of Mold & Bacteria Laboratories (MBL) Inc., based in Mississauga, Ontario. He has over 27 years of experience in mycology (the study of yeasts and molds). Dr. Kung’u graduated from the University of Kent at Canterbury, UK with a Masters degree in Fungal Technology and a Ph.D in Microbiology.

Over the last 15 years, Dr.Kung’u, has been directing an indoor mold training course that was recognized by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene (ABIH), the Canadian Registration Board of Occupational Hygienists (CRBOH), the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration (IICRC), the National Association of Certified Home Inspectors (NACHI) and the Registered Insurance Brokers of Ontario (RIBO).

Dr. has personally analyzed thousands of samples for mold such as air, fluids and bulk samples collected from homes, schools, offices, hospitals, industrial, agricultural, and other environments.

James C Watson, Founder, President & CEO of got mold?

James has been to 1000’s of homes and businesses that have been flooded and or infested with mold and asbestos. Mr. Watson offers his advise and expertise to anyone who needs assistance with disaster related issues.

Cancellation Policy:

Substitutions (in writing) are welcome anytime, but please notify us as soon as possible.

Early cancellations (more than two weeks prior to the course date):
Refund of the registration fee paid, less a 25% processing charge.

Late cancellations (less than two weeks prior to the course date):
Refunds cannot be issued for late cancellations.

Course Cancelled: If, for any reason, got Mold? cancels the course, your entire registration fee will be refunded.

Please Note: To avoid inconvenience, and to ensure you will receive a copy of the relevant training documents for this course, please pre-register by phone no later than 48 hours before the program is due to start.

To register for the mold training course complete the registration form below or Call 1-306-652-6653!

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Dr. Jackson Kung’u is a Microbiologist who has specialized in the field of mycology (the study of moulds and yeasts). He is a member of the Mycological Society of America. He graduated from the University of Kent at Canterbury, UK, with a Masters degree in Fungal Technology and a PhD in Microbiology. He has published several research papers in international scientific journals. Jackson has analyzed thousands of mould samples from across Canada. He also regularly teaches a course on how to recognize mould, perform effective sampling and interpret laboratory results. Jackson provides how-to advice on mould and bacteria issues.
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About Jackson Kung'U

Dr. Jackson Kung’u is a Microbiologist who has specialized in the field of mycology (the study of moulds and yeasts). He is a member of the Mycological Society of America. He graduated from the University of Kent at Canterbury, UK, with a Masters degree in Fungal Technology and a PhD in Microbiology. He has published several research papers in international scientific journals. Jackson has analyzed thousands of mould samples from across Canada. He also regularly teaches a course on how to recognize mould, perform effective sampling and interpret laboratory results. Jackson provides how-to advice on mould and bacteria issues.