HalfMoon Education Inc. Knowledge Gets You There

Presenter: Keith E. Green and 1 more

Recording Date:

Recording Location: Fairfax, VA

Type: CD/Manual Package

Product Code: 14244

Product Number: 16H VAWIMOLD 10 28 FRFX

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This audio recording is approximately 7 hours in length and is available for $279 (including shipping). Please refer to specific state licensing rules or certification requirements to determine if this learning method is eligible for continuing education credit.

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Registration:                    8:00 - 8:30 am

Morning Session:             8:30 am - 12:15 pm

Lunch (On your own):       12:15 - 1:15 pm

Afternoon Session:           1:15 - 4:00 pm

Overview of Water/Mold

   Sources of moisture in the built environment

   Mold basics

   Characteristics and growth cycle

   Importance during assessment and remediation

   The “psychological” effect of mold

Overview of Water/Mold in Commercial and Multi-Family Structures

   Commercial and multi-family structure basics – construction and operation

   Common exterior and building envelope failures

      • Roofing and siding/façade

      • Windows and doorways

      • Breezeways, walkways, and stairs

      • Drainage and grading

   Common interior mechanical and operational failures

      • Heating, ventilation, and air-conditioning systems

      • Floor and wall penetrations

      • Plumbing and kitchen/bath components

      • The dilemma of “stacked” units

   Other operational failures

   Tenant uses

Setting Goals for Water/Mold Projects

   Project team roles and responsibilities

      • Owner and tenants

      • Consultant and remediation contractor

      • Legal counsel and insurance representatives

   Defining goals for water/mold projects

      • Conditions of structure following assessment/remediation

      • Type of clearance methodology required

Assessment Process (Visual, Surfaces, Air)

   Overview of commonly available assessment methods

   Visual assessments and equipment

   Surface and bulk sampling

   Air sampling

   Selecting the right assessment method for your facility

   Clearance methodologies

Remediation Process

   Guiding documents for “standard of care”

   Determining size determines response

   Immediate response to water intrusion and proper drying/documentation

   Pre-disaster agreements and coordinating with the project team

   Navigating the insurance requirements

   Common practices, equipment, technologies used

   Developing, implementing scope and achieving desired result

Practical Approaches to Common Water/Mold Events in Multi-Family Structures

   Preventative maintenance and onsite assessments

   Implementation of onsite and offsite emergency response

   Mitigating “stacked” unit water releases

   Water and mold prevention/mitigation planning

   Key preventative maintenance activities to reduce water/mold incidents

Engaging Legal Counsel/Risk Management

   Importance of legal counsel in the assessment/remediation process

   Practical integration of legal counsel

   Common approaches to address pending and active litigation

   Practical legal techniques to reduce liabilities


Keith E. Green

Vice President/Occupational Safety and Health Services Leader at WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff
Mr. Green is the vice president/occupational safety and health practice leader at WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff. As the leader of the Occupational Health and Safety Service Line, he is responsible for growth of the service line, ensuring that there is an effective awareness within the business and in the market place of WSP’s expertise, meeting service line budget requirements of over $2M per year, and ensuring technical excellence with the service line. He has extensive experience and leadership in environmental, health and safety compliance, and in industrial hygiene services in a variety of business and industry segments including industrial manufacturing, transportation, pharmaceuticals, and commercial real estate sectors. Mr. Green’s experience includes client and project management in practice areas such as environmental remediation; safety and industrial hygiene compliance and program management; environmental investigations and site assessments; indoor air quality (IAQ) and building diagnostic inspections; environmental, health and safety (EH&S) auditing and compliance assistance; EH&S management systems auditing and program development; and training. He assists fortune 100 manufacturers by leading projects related to site remediation, EH&S due diligence, EH&S compliance, and management systems advice. Mr. Green has a B.S. degree in Chemistry from Ohio University.

Craig B. Ramich

Practice Leader at WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff
Mr. Ramich is a practice leader at WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff. He practices environmental, industrial hygiene, and building remediation services primarily in the Metropolitan DC area and advises clients worldwide. Mr. Ramich concentrates his practice in areas of water intrusion and mold assessment, management, and remediation. He also works in environmental (air) compliance with specialty in hazardous building materials assessment and remediation. Mr. Ramich has managed some of the largest mold assessment and remediation projects on the East Coast in 2011, 2012 and 2015. He serves as an expert witness on water intrusion and mold. Mr. Ramich holds a B.S. degree in Environmental Engineering from The Pennsylvania State University.