The Environmental Hazards Course includes information on asbestos, lead, carbon monoxide, formaldehyde, and radon. These hazards are outside the scope of a general home inspection therefore, they are extra services that can give you a distinct advantage over your competitors and also help you increase the bottom line per inspection event.
This course is an introduction to environmental hazards as they relate to the housing and construction industry. Each lesson identifies a specific hazard, how to recognize it, how people become exposed to it, how to test for it, and ways to mitigate the problem. After completing the course, you will be more aware of the environmental risks that exist and how to protect yourself and others. You will also learn if a license or certification is required to conduct professional testing or abatement services for clients.