FIRE & SMOKE REMEDIATION

MITIGATING THE EFFECT OF SMOKE & ODOR

(3 HOUR CONTINUING EDUCATION CREDITS)

SYLLABUS

ONE HOUR / HOW FIRES WORK

  • Fire Power
          • The speed of fire
          • Smoke line
          • Temperature of fire
          • Black acrid smoke
          • Deadly gases
  • Types of fires
          • Simple: natural material
          • Complex: synthetic material
  • Why smoke burns
          • Acid gases from synthetic material
          • Corrosive examples

FIVE MINUTE Break

ONE HOUR / MITIGATING SMOKE DAMAGE

  • Items at risk of smoke burn
  • Emergency cleaning and/or protecting
  • Structural cleaning
          • Wall coverings
          • Floor coverings
          • Stone – Tile – Porcelain
          • Miscellaneous items
  • Contents cleaning (hands on application)
          • Furniture
          • Upholstery
          • Kitchen items
          • Miscellaneous items

FIVE MINUTE BREAK 

ONE HOUR / MITIGATING SMOKE ODOR DAMAGE

  • What causes odor and how the sense of smell works
  • Odor perception
  • Types of Bad Odors
  • Steps to mitigating bad odors
          • Remove the source
          • Clean with masking agents
          • Clean the air
          • Ozone machines (safe and unsafe types)
          • Seal and paint

CONCLUDE

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