|Main Body||This Mould Awareness session is designed to provide an overview of mould issues for building managers, health and safety staff, abatement contractors, insurance adjusters and others with an interest in mould. |
The seminar addresses where mould can grow in buildings, health effects, regulations and guidelines, testing methods and interpretation, abatement techniques, and steps the building owner can take to prevent future mould growth.
Mould contamination is now recognized as a significant factor in indoor air quality in homes, schools, offices, and other types of general use buildings. Indoor exposure to moulds can cause a range of symptoms due to allergic and toxic responses.
Authorities at all levels of government have already begun to issue and enforce regulations and guidelines to assess and control exposure to mould contamination