Training & Courses

Bird & Rodent Dropping - Small Scale Remediation & Exposure Hazards (#27847) - WEBINAR

Presented in live webinar format.  Participants will be able to ask questions live through chat format. This will be a web-based solution and will not require any software or online registrations of any kind. Details on how to access this course on the scheduled date will be emailed to participants prior to the course’s commencement.

Breathing dust or water droplets containing contaminated bird or bat droppings can lead to several diseases even in otherwise healthy individuals, including, but not limited to; Histoplasmosis, Cryptococcosis and Chlamydia Psittaci.

Improper hazard control, PPE and project planning may lead to unnecessary exposure of workers to these pathogenic agents causing disease and debilitation.

This course includes an overview of fungal hazards as it applies to the identification and clean-up of bird and bat droppings.

Topics Include:

  • Overview of fungal biology
  • Health effects of common indoor moulds
  • Fungal agents specific to bird and bat droppings
  • Common health effects
  • Uncommon health effects
  • Overview of site controls used for mould/fungal remediation
  • Overview of Level-2 Remediation requirements for clean-up
    • Introduction to fungal remediation
    • Project planning
    • Overview & general precautions
    • Worker training & PPE
    • Overview of respiratory protection
    • Site containment, tools and materials
    • Site hygiene & decontamination
    • Area cleaning methods – primary and post remedial
    • Waste disposal
    • Overview of remedial process – work practices
    • Disinfectants – overview and application

Upon completion of this course each attendee will receive a certificate of completion.

Please Note: Cancellation notices must be received five days prior to event date. Registration fees will be refunded less a $50 enrollment charge. Alternately, you are able to send someone else as a replacement attendee.

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  • June 9, 2021
    8:00 am - 11:00 am