Florida Statute: 61-31.701 - Minimum Standards and Practices for Mold Assessors
(1) The purpose of a mold assessment is to determine the sources, locations, and extent of mold growth in a building and to determine the condition(s) that caused the mold growth.
(3) A visual inspection to identify the presence of visible mold and/or excessive, unplanned moisture intrusion (past and present).
(a) A visual inspection should include all surfaces inside the building, hidden areas where moisture sources may be present, such as but not limited to, crawl spaces, attics, and behind vinyl wallpaper, baseboards, carpets, and wallboard wherever possible.
(b) Specific indicators to note during the visual assessment include, but are not limited to the following:
- Suspect mold growth;
- Musty odor;
- Moisture damage; and
- Damp building materials and/or conditions.
Mold Inspection (assessment) Report
(5) An assessor shall prepare a Mold Assessment Report (MAR), to include a Mold
Remediation Protocol (MRP), that is specific to each remediation project and provide the MRP to the client before the remediation begins.
we use one or two pages from the lab (depends # of samples)
we had to add the clearance requirements to our reports