Contact: Ellen Sterner
SMU News & Media Relations
(214) 768-7650
May 29, 2002

SMU SCHOOL OF ENGINEERING TO OFFER SHORT COURSE ON ISSUES RELATED TO MOLD CONTAMINATION

DALLAS (SMU) -- The SMU School of Engineering has announced plans to offer a one-day seminar on issues related to mold contamination. The seminar, titled “Indoor Air Quality, Molds and Industrial Hygiene,” will be held on Friday, June 28, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the School of Engineering’s Richardson campus, 1500 International Pkwy, Suite 100.

The course is designed for builders, insurance adjusters, property owners and managers, attorneys, title companies, architects, designers and engineers. Topics to be covered include the importance of thorough mold investigations, how mold impacts buildings and residences, how to recognize the presence of mold, health effects of mold and the importance of proper remediation by qualified specialists.

The registration fee for the course is $299 and includes course materials and handouts, refreshment breaks, a light lunch and a certificate of participation. To register or for more information, call the Engineering Professional Development office at 214-768-1175 or send e-mail to Engr-PD@engr.smu.edu.


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