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By Robert Preuss, news editor NAPLES, FL — You''ve heard about million dollar insurance payouts and now you want to get into the mold remediation business. Mold remediation is highly specialized business — not to be undertaken lightly. Mark Schipper, principal, Pelican Emergency Services, Naples, FL, recommends these eight steps to become a mold remediation professional: 1.Get educated with training in the IICRC water damage schools and then the IICRC Advanced Structural Drying schools 2. Attend several different mold schools 3. Build a library of the crucial mold remediation documents: IICRC WD standard, EPA Mold in Schools, NYC Guidelines, ACGIH Bioaerosols book, plus OSHA respiratory regulations 4. Search for Internet study resources 5. Do NOT enter into any project until you fully understand what you need to know 6. Follow the protocol 7. No protocol? Are you a Certified Industrial Hygienist? How good is your lawyer? 8. Perform work with proper containment, with appropriate personal protective equipment, following industry accepted guidelines Want to find out more about the issues surrounding the mold remediation industry? Check out the CM i-Focus on Mold, a brand new product from the CM B2B Trade Group.