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Wednesday's Ask the Experts: Mold remediation

September 29, 2010
Wednesday''s Ask the Experts question from a cleaning professional on the International Custodial Advisors Network (ICAN) "Ask the Experts" page: My company is looking at Certification in Mold Remediaiton. Do you know where I can go to have our guys certified in this. Do you know if this is at a state by state basis or is it nationwide?
The answer:
There are many companies, associations and groups that offer mold and IAQ training and certification programs. Being mold remediation is relatively new field there is no one recognized national standard as to quality, value, and recognition of training programs or certification or for mold remediation procedures. Each course and it''s value and content can and does vary greatly. To avoid wasting your money or not getting what you need, do your homework up front before signing on the dotted line or paying any fees up front. Be aware that there are a number of flakes floating around the industry right now that are trying to ... — Lynn E. Krafft, ICAN/ATEX Editor
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