Safety Diploma Course

OSHA Mold Prevention and Mold Remediation Training Course


Mold growths on walls and interiors of workplaces often cause various health problems when left unattended. Growth of mould can happen due to high humidity, dampness or water damage in the supply line.

Our OSHA Mould Prevention and Mould Remediation training course is intended to educate students about the health impacts of mould formation and how to reduce the hazards using prescribed safety practices.

The course educates students to understand that there are 50 to l00 common indoor mold types which can cause health problems for the incumbents. The topics also include types of health problems occur due to the exposure of molds such as eye irritation, nasal stuffiness or breathing problems. People who are allergic to molds can face more severe reaction.

Governing regulations

OSHA’s regulations under Section 5(a)(1) of the OSH Act refers to the General Duty Clause which warrants employers to “furnish details to employees about the nature of the employment and the place which are free from recognized occupational hazards that can cause or likely to cause serious physical harm or death to them.” OSHA’s regulation Under Section 5(a)(2) directs employers to “follow occupational safety and health standards formulated under this Act”.

Our online course educates participants how to comply with OSHA formulated safety standards on Mold, prevention techniques, remedial measures and applicable regulations and safety standards for construction and general industries.

Course Overview

This online safety training course is developed to help employees and employers to develop awareness to remain safe to the exposure of mold in construction and other general industry and types of mold, possibility of illness and how to deal with safety compliance measures.

Who Must Take this Course?

Construction Industry:
OSHA 29 CFR § 1926.21(b)(2) specifies that employers must create awareness among employees about the presence of mold, educate them to recognize and avoidance of unsafe work conditions and train them to follow regulations and safety practices to control or eliminate recognized hazards or exposure to illness or injury in their workplaces.

General Industry:
According to OSHA 29 CFR § 1910.9(b), employers should provide training to every worker affected or likely to get affected to understand the importance of following safety standards, risk management and control measures in general industries other than construction industry.

Course Format

Our OSHA Mold, Mold Prevention, and Mold Remediation Safety Training provides students high-value course material which includes updated content, graphical and audio explanations and practice question bank for students to prepare well ahead of the final exam.

Every successful candidate who is associated with this course will be provided with a safety certification and also a printable wallet card.

Continuing education credits?

Each successful participant will get 0.2 CEUs (or 2 CMEs) once he or she completes this safety training course.

Topics Covered

  • Introduction to Mold
    • What Molds Are
    • What Mold Needs to Grow
    • Health Effects That May Be Caused by Inhaling Mold or Mold Spores
    • Mycotoxins and Health Effects
    • The Color of Mold
    • Moldy Smell
  • Where and Why Mold Grows
    • Introduction to Mold Growth
    • Moisture Problems
    • Humidity
    • Ventilation Humidity Problems
    • Structural Integrity and Mold Growth
    • Crawl Spaces
    • Floods
  • Finding Mold and Moisture
    • Where to Look for Mold Contamination – Building Investigation
    • Equipment
    • Mold Sampling Considered
  • General Remediation Issues
    • Dry Quickly
    • Assess Mold Problem
    • Remediation Plan
    • Mold Remediation Procedures
  • Large Areas and Other Special Concerns
    • Remediating Large Areas of Mold Contamination
    • Mold Remediation in Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Systems
    • Confined Spaces
  • Containment and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • Overview of Containment
    • Limited Containment
    • Full Containment
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Evaluating the Remediation
    • Completing Mold Remediation – Fix the water problem and clean up the mold
    • Considering Bioaerosol Sampling
  • Communicating with the Building Occupants
    • Communicate When You Remediate
  • Prevention
    • Mold Prevention