This online course provides tribes with post wildfire safety considerations for "Indoor Air Quality" and a how to "Return Safely." This online course is equivalent to 0.7 CEUs and requires approximately 7 hours of total learning time. CEUs are earned by completing the following course modules; Course content is as follows:
- Module 1 – Wildfire Effects, Monitoring, and Communication/Indoor Air Quality
- Module 2 – After a Wildfire: Indoor Air
- Module 3 – Distribution and Deposition of Wildfire Smoke Residues
- Module 4 – Re-Entry Safety Considerations
- Module 5 – Clean-Up Safety
- Module 6 – (Optional) ACAC Fire and Smoke Damage Certification
The American Council for Accredited Certification (ACAC) offers a Fire and Smoke Damage Certification as a Consultant, Technician, or Assistant Technician. For those interested in pursuing certification, the ACAC will share the certification process with participants. Including information about the exam, cost, and available on-line prep-course.
- Monitoring Air Quality Index (AQI) during and after a wildfire to make informed safety and health decisions and to communicate risk with your community.
- The composition of wildfire smoke, particle distribution in indoor environments, and how wildfire smoke poses potential hazards on indoor environments.
- The investigation process, sampling, and analytical methodologies used to evaluate smoke impact in and outside of structures.
- The standard of care for cleaning/restoring structures, contents, and personal property to pre-loss conditions and verify the effectiveness of cleaning to prepare for re-occupancy.
- Mansel Nelson, ITEP: Mansel.Nelson@nau.edu
- Alhelí Baños-Keener, Indoor Air and Asthma Coordinator U.S. EPA Region 9
- Kelley Xuereb, Program Analyst U.S. EPA Region 9
- James Payne, Environmental Protection Specialist U.S. EPA OAQPS
- Brad Kovar, President, and CEO of Safeguard EnviroGroup, Inc and IAQprepcourses.com
After a Wildfire Training
- Product Code:C73
- Excluding Tax: $0.00