Purpose

February 4, 2013

FromWorkshop 6pm-8pm


GERRITSEN BEACH FIRE DEPARTMENT
43 Seba Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11229

HOSTED BY • Senator Martin Golden • Gerritsen Beach Fire
Department • Mayor’s Housing Recovery Office • Mayor’s
Community Affairs Unit

LEARN THE BASICS OF MOLD

- Learn where and why mold grows.

- Understand the health effects of mold exposure.

- Gain an overview of the proper sequence and methods of: muck out, demolition, and cleaning/decontamination.

- The following techniques will be briefly addressed: scraping mold growths, wet methods, use of polyethylene sheeting, negative air units, application of backpack HEPA vacs, and dehumidifiers.

- Understand hazards associated with mold remediation (chemical, biological, physical safety).

- Who can remove mold: homeowners, volunteers, or mold remediation companies?