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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Crime Scene Cleanup

MOD works with local police, coroners, private detectives and families on emotional crime and death scene cleanups after initial investigations.  We’re equipped and certified to deal with every type of biohazard found at scene and to renovate any damage.

Bryan Glendenning, VP

Bryan is the VP of Operations for MOD-PD. In the past, he has held various jobs, including painter, laborer, residential and commercial construction, project manager and production supervisor. He is experienced in a wide variety of services and holds many Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certifications (IICRC), including:
  •     Building science thermography
  •     Applied Microbial Remediation
  •     Water Damage Restoration
  •     Carpet Repair and Reinstallation
  •     Health and Safety
  •     Fire and Smoke Restoration
  •     Odor Control
  •     Applied Structural Drying
  •     Mold Removal Specialist (MRS)
  •     Renovation, Repair and Painting (RRP)
  •     State of Ohio Asbestos Hazard Abatement Specialist
Bryan is also specialized in all types of mitigation cleanups, including fire, water, natural, biological, environmental and trauma mitigation, as well as Large Loss commercial, moisture mapping problem solving and safety.
In his free time, Bryan enjoys being a coach for CYO basketball and baseball. He is also an off-season manager for Valley Forge Girls fast pitch. Additionally, Bryan is the president of the Valley Forge Adult Sports Boosters.

Pete D’Agostino

With more than 30 years of hands-on experience in the industry, Pete serves as the in-house expert for our Environmental and Construction Services via his company, PD Services, LLC.
In addition to the licensing he/his company hold for the testing, remediation and abatement of hazardous substances including asbestos and lead, he has been certified as an Industrial Hygienist by the American Board of Industrial Hygiene, by OSHA in Construction Health and Safety, and as a Water Damage and Fire and Smoke Restoration Technician by the Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification. He has been a Mold Certified / ASHIA member since 1999 and has served as an instructor of Commercial and Residential construction training seminars.
Michigan born, Pete is a big hockey fan, and says his perfect evening is one catching a Redwings game with his beloved grandson Grayson.

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