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Mold Course: Knowledge Test

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Chapters

Chapter 1 - Introduction to Mold

  1. What Molds Are
  2. What Mold Needs to Grow
  3. Health Effects That May Be Caused by Inhaling Mold or Mold Spores
  4. Mycotoxins and Health Effects
  5. The Color of Mold
  6. Moldy Smell

Chapter 2 - Where and Why Mold Grows

  1. Introduction to Mold Growth
  2. Moisture Problems
  3. Humidity
  4. Ventilation Humidity Problems
  5. Structural Integrity and Mold Growth
  6. Crawl Spaces
  7. Floods

Chapter 3 - Finding Mold and Moisture

  1. Where to Look for Mold Contamination - Building Investigation
  2. Equipment
  3. Mold Sampling Considered

Chapter 4 - General Remediation Issues

  1. Dry Quickly
  2. Assess Mold Problem
  3. Remediation Plan
  4. Mold Remediation Procedures

Chapter 5 - Large Areas and Other Special Concerns

  1. Remediating Large Areas of Mold Contamination
  2. Mold Remediation in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Systems
  3. Confined Spaces

Chapter 6 - Containment and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

  1. Overview of Containment
  2. Limited Containment
  3. Full Containment
  4. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

Chapter 7 - Evaluating the Remediation

  1. Completing Mold Remediation - Fix the water problem and clean up the mold
  2. Considering Bioaerosol Sampling

Chapter 8 - Communicating with the Building Occupants

  1. Communicate When You Remediate

Chapter 9 - Prevention

  1. Mold Prevention
Mold Basics Mold Cleanup Cleanup Guidelines Hidden Mold Image Library Introduction to Mold Mold Course Prevention and Control Tips What to Wear When Cleaning Mold Flood Cleanup Español Indoor Air Quality

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