Mold, OSHA Position For Construction

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Mold, OSHA Position for Construction Course

Mold, OSHA Position For Construction

Level: Intermediate

Duration: 50 Minutes

Location: Online

Overview & Objectives

Mold can grow anywhere and is especially common in areas where leaks are found or moisture collects. After physical contact with mold or breathing airborne spores, individuals may experience runny noses, red eyes, asthma attacks, skin irritation, and other health effects. Yet while these symptoms are often mild, exposure to some types of mold, or long-term exposure may lead to serious illness or death. To protect workers from the dangers associated with mold, OSHA has established guidelines within its General Duty Clause that require employers to comply with hazard-specific health and safety standards. The online Mold, OSHA’s Position for Construction course from Exceed Safety examines OSHA standards for maintaining a mold-free environment and safe work practices for avoiding exposure.

During the Mold, OSHA’s Position for Construction course, students will learn more about why mold is considered hazardous and how to prevent and remove it, including:

  • Identifying mold
  • Important facts about mold
  • Mold prevention and remediation plans
  • Common health effects of mold exposure
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Mold sampling

Course materials also include a mold resource list to help business owners find professional help for mold infiltrations in the workplace.

Who is this Course for?

This intermediate-level online course is designed for all contractors and other professionals who provide mold and moisture remediation services, including construction contractors, supervisors, and employees, environmental consultants, and health and safety professionals. Additionally, it may be taken by anyone who needs more information about mold hazards and relevant OSHA training.

Features & Benefits

Upon completion of the Mold, OSHA’s Position for Construction course, students will understand the importance of mold cleanup and mold prevention, as well as the dangers of uncontrolled exposure. Course participants will learn how to prevent the growth of mold and follow regulations for protecting the health and safety of building occupants and employees.