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When Nature Moves In: The Consequences of Mould in the Indoor Environment

Our Presenter:

George White is the President and the mycologist at RIFDS (Residential and Industrial Fungal Detection Service) Inc. and has specialized in mould inspections and detection in the indoor environment for 30 years.

The Presentation:

Mr. White’s presentation will focus on what mould is, how it behaves, how to know if you have it, the symptoms associated with mould exposure, the appropriate actions needed to mitigate mould and ways to prevent mould from occurring indoors.

Biography:

George White is a mycologist and President at RIFDS (Residential and Industrial Fungal Detection Service) Inc. and has specialized in mould inspections and detection in the indoor environment for 30 years. He began his scientific career in Agriculture Canada working with microfungi eventually becoming the quarantine mycologist at the Canadian Food Inspection Agency. With a wide exposure to a large range of fungi and expertise in mould identification and detection and in risk assessment and management, Mr. White has applied this expertise to the built environment. He has provided consulting services to many clients including governments, engineering firms, medical practitioners and insurance companies.