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Methamphetamine & Clandestine Lab Inspection

Course Cost:  $265.00

Course Value
Are you aware items used in making meth can be bought just about anywhere? Did you know that areas where meth has been used can off-gas VOC's from the stains left?

Meth labs can be virturally anywhere. The use of meth inside can leave stains which will off-gas volatile organic compunds. This course will provide information on how to identify if a meth lab is present and how to perform a simple screen test to identify if meth has been present in an area.

This course has been designed for inspection purposes only and is not certified for decontamination, even though it covers how to remediate a building.

Laying the Foundation for Meth and Clan Labs
    Items and Chemicals That May be Used in Manufacture
Health Effects
    Physical Effects
    Psychological Effects
Legislation and Guidelines
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    Levels of Protection
    PPE Requirements
    Body Protection
Assessment Procedures
    Gathering Proper Information
    Inspection Methods
Sample Procedures
    Wipe Samples
    VOC Sampling
    Wastewater Sampling
    Soil Sampling
    Groundwater Sampling
Analysis and Lab Interpretation
Developing a Work Plan
    Proper Forms and Photos
Overview of Decontamination Procedures
    Decon Procedures
    Decontamination Report


Continuing Education Credits
CEU's for this style of learning are available for the following professional and State organizations;
    InterNACHI - 8 CEU's
    Mississippi Home Inspection Licensing Board - 8 CEU's

Extended Information
Environmental Solutions Association (ESA) has researched the most accepted industry practices in an effort to develop inspection standards for a professional inspector to follow. ESA, one of the premier environmental training service companies in the United States, has formed a strategic business relationship with top laboratories, various national organizations and other training associations in an effort to develop industry standards, procedures and sampling protocols for methamphetamine and clandestine lab investigations.

This course will give the environmental professional the knowledge and ability to perform methamphetamine and clandestine lab investigations that meet or exceed the association standards required by ESA. ESA will continue to work together with the Laboratories to assure that the members of the association are provided with the latest and most up to date information concerning indoor air quality.