Employees of Kelbert’s Construction Ltd are certified by IICRC “Institute of Inspection Cleaning and Restoration Certification”. (http://www.iicrc.org/) The IICRC was formed in 1972 to serve as an independent, non-profit certification body, to set and promote high standards and ethics, and to advance communication and technical proficiency within the inspection, cleaning and restoration service industry. Following please find descriptions for the courses as outlined by IICRC:

1. AMRT: The Applied Microbial Remediation Technician course covers mold and sewage remediation techniques to individuals engaged in property management, property restoration, Indoor Environmental Management investigations or other related professions. Emphasis is on teaching mold and sewage remediation techniques to individuals who perform these procedures in the field. Course graduates are adequately equipped to perform remediation services, while protecting the health and safety of workers and occupants.

2. HST: The Health & Safety Technician class is for anyone performing restoration or mold remediation. This course is provided to increase safety in the workplace and reduce a company’s risk of costly fines and penalties. Topics covered are: OSHA standards, Inspections, Citations and Penalties, Record keeping, Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), Hazard Communication, Hazardous Materials, Confined Spaces, and Blood-born Pathogens.

3. WRT: The Water Damage Restoration Technician course teaches restoration personnel that perform remediation work to give them a better concept of water damage and its effects and techniques for drying of structures. This course gives residential and commercial maintenance personnel the background to understand the procedures necessary to deal with water losses, sewer backflows, and contamination such as mold.

4. OCT: The Odor Control Technician course covers olfaction and odor, odor sources, detection process, theory of odor control, equipment, chemical options and applications. Technicians learn how to address odors caused from biological sources such as decomposition, urine contamination, and mold, combustion sources such as fire and smoke damage, and chemical sources such as fuel oil spills or volatile organic chemicals.

5. FSRT: The Fire & Smoke Restoration This course concentrates on technical procedures for successfully completing the restoration of a fire and smoke-damaged environment. Technicians learn how to combine technical procedures with a practical approach to managing the job site and how that relates to pricing the job.

6.“Introduction to S-520 Mold Seminar”. This is an introductory course on mold remediation. The S-520 is a reference guide for professional mold remediation. This course was put on by Drieaz University and approved by IICRC.

7. Mold Assessment and Clean-Up Essentials: Residential This course was put on by IAQ Resources Canada ”Indoor Air Quality Resources Canada” (http://www.iaqresourcescanada.com/thecompany/index.html )This course (formerly titled "Mold Assessment and Clean-Up: Residential, The Essentials") focused on breaking down the process of assessing and cleaning up residential mold contamination into 13 manageable tasks. The course aided technicians wanting to have a better working knowledge of issues related to mold assessment and clean-up.