Fort Lauderdale, FL, January 29th
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is hosting a free Assessing the Built Environment for Water Damage & Fungal Growth Workshop on Thursday, February 22nd in West Palm Beach, Florida. Registration will begin at 8:00 AM followed by training from 8:30 AM to 4:30 PM.
This free workshop will be presented by Enviro Team North America’s Patrick O’Donnell, CIEC & Jason Popovic, CIE. The workshop will be broken up into 3 sessions: Water Intrusion, Water Vapor, and ASTM recommended Fungal Assessment Report preparation. Each session will take an in depth look at its named topic.
Session 1: Water Intrusion, will begin with an introduction to the IICRC S 500 Reference Guide; shortly after, moving into Water Microbiology and health concerns with exposure to contaminants. This session will also include information on how water affects various building products and ASTM Standards.
Session 2: Water Vapor, will discuss water vapor transmission, source identification & water vapor pathways, as well as ASHRAE, ASTM & US Army Corp of Engineers Standards.
Session 3: ASTM recommended Fungal Assessment Report preparation, will provide attendees with information regarding, the organization of a report, mandatory information, methods, inspection results, observations & limitations, presentation, and summary and references.
“Having knowledge on how water damage can occur is just as important as knowing how to fix it,” said Joseph Frasca, Senior Vice President of Marketing at EMSL Analytical, Inc. “ This workshop will give those in attendance knowledge on how water affects buildings which can help prevent and recognize water damage in a built environment.”
The free workshop will be hosted at the Embassy Suites by Hilton located at 1601 Belvedere Road in West Palm Beach, FL. To register or learn more about this upcoming event, click here. For a PDF flyer of this workshop, please click here. For other training opportunities and laboratory services offered by EMSL, please visit http://emsl.com/Training.aspx, call (843)737-6955 or email jmazonas@EMSL.com.
About EMSL Analytical, Inc.
EMSL Analytical, Inc. is one of the leading testing laboratories with 42 locations throughout the United States and Canada. EMSL is a nationally recognized and locally focused provider specializing in fast laboratory results for mold, bacteria, Legionella
, USP <797>, pathogens, asbestos, lead, soot, char & ash from fires, VOC’s, odors, radon, formaldehyde, indoor air quality, microbiology, environmental, industrial hygiene, radiological, food, beverage & consumer products and material testing services for the identification of unknown substances. EMSL services both professionals and the general public. EMSL maintains an extensive list of accreditations from leading organizations as well as state and federal regulating bodies including, but not limited to A2LA, AIHA LAP, LLC. (AIHA EMLAP, AIHA IHLAP, AIHA ELLAP), NVLAP, CDC ELITE, CPSC, CA ELAP, NY ELAP, TX DOH, NJDEP and multiple other state accrediting agencies. Please visit our website at www.EMSL.com
for a complete listing of accreditations. In addition, EMSL carries a wide range of Sampling Equipment and Investigative Products for environmental professionals.