Be trained and certified as a Professional
Industrial Hygienist and receive extensive on-the-job
training during your
industrial hygienist training from
Phillip Fry and Divine Montero.
Mold Infestations Are Frequently Present in Water and Water
sources are known to frequently harbor pathogenic molds. In an in depth
study of an American hospital, molds were recovered from the municipal
water, hospital water storage tanks, and hospital water from patient care
areas (total of 416 water samples) Molds were recovered on the
interior surfaces of water lines, sink drains, and sink plumbing lines,
shower drains, shower head surfaces, shower head plumbing lines, and toilet
bowls (total of 1311 swabs).
Research study source: “Pathogenic molds (including Aspergillus species) in
hospital water distribution systems: a 3-year prospective study and clinical
implications for patients with hematologic malignancies,” by Elias J.
Anaissie, Shawna L. Stratton, M. Cecilia Dignani, Choon-kee Lee, Richard C.
Summerbell, John H. Rex,Thomas P. Monson, and Thomas J. Walsh, as published