About This Course:
With the ever-changing nature of the COVID 19 Pandemic, this program gives a clear insight into the latest updates, industry best practices, and health and safety preventive measures.
This program has been developed to support safety professionals, supervisors, managers, company-wide leaders, as well as designers and builders, with the necessary tools and knowledge to recognize the common contaminants and hazards of concern and the latest developments in solving issues associated with PALMS (Pandemic/PCBs, Asbestos, Lead/Legionella, Mold/Metals and Silica/Safety/Sustainability).
Learning Objective 1
Attendees will be provided an overview of the subject represented by the acronym P.A.L.M.S. (Pandemic/PCBs, Asbestos, Lead/Legionella, Mold/Metals (heavy), Silica/Safety/Sustainability), as well as its common contamination control.
Learning Objective 2
The similarities and differences between the subject represented by the acronym P.A.L.M.S. (Pandemic/PCBs, Asbestos, Lead/Legionella, Mold/Metals (heavy), Silica/Safety/Sustainability), the hierarchy of controls, in the context of hazard elimination, engineering controls, administrative controls, and PPE will be discussed.
Learning Objective 3
The industry reports and standards highlights regarding safe working practices will be offered and explained.
Learning Objective 4
The OSHA Hazard Assessment associated with the subject represented by the acronym P.A.L.M.S. (Pandemic/PCBs, Asbestos, Lead/Legionella, Mold/Metals (heavy), Silica/Safety/Sustainability) will be explained. Strategies for protection against PALMS will be discussed.
About the Speaker:
MS, SSM, CUSP, CSFSM, BSI, RSO, CAI, CMA, GPRO
Executive Vice President of Lozier Inc.
Mark Drozdov, MS, SSM, CUSP, CSFSM, BSI, RSO, CAI, CMA, GPRO has dedicated his career to Best Management Practices and the Subject Matter Expert (SME) in Environmental Health & Safety + Sustainability (EHS+S) Standards. With over 30 years of Industry Experience, he has been instrumental in numerous projects successes and effective in design and implementation of such initiatives as Corporate Oversight, Audits and Prevention through Design (PtD) techniques.
Mark has become a trusted advisor for many major public and private sector clients, and has served as University Professor at The Cooper Union, Rutgers School of Public Health, Columbia University, NYU, CUNY/Hunter & City Colleges, Vassar, and Stevens Institute of Technology. Mark Drozdov is a designated ANSI Expert to ISO for the development and updates of EHS+S and Risk Standards. Mark was the US Technical Advisory Group (TAG) Participant in the first International Occupational Safety and Health Management System (ISO 45001).
Mark is a Certified Lead Auditor ISO 19011, 14001, 45001 (EMS) (OSH MS). His experience includes HazMat Testing and Remediation Engineering, Industrial Hygiene, Risk Assessment, Hazards Identification, Regulatory Compliance, Certification Training and Litigation-Support Expertise.
Mark is a well-known author and presenter on the Common Contaminants of Concern known by the acronym P.A.L.M.S. (Pandemic/PCBs, Asbestos, Lead/Legionella, Mold/Metals, Silica/ Safety/Sustainability) and have served on various Industry, EPA, and OSHA Experts Panels.
Mark Drozdov is a recipient of Awards and Commendations, including for his work at Ground Zero WTC Post-9/11 and the historic renovations of UN Headquarters, The Essex House, NY Hilton, The Yankee Stadium MTA Station, and numerous high-rise buildings and infrastructure projects in NYC and Nationwide. He was honored as “AIHA NY Bull Moose of the Year”, recipient of the ASSE/SENY/AIHA recognition award for outstanding support in the field of EHS and Construction Safety, and BTEA Safety Award Honoree for Ralph Walker’s Verizon Building conversion next to 1 WTC.
Mark was featured and published on Risk Management in The Construction Executive and Crain’s NY Business, served on the Industry Panel with the EPA for Naturally Occurring Asbestos (NOA). He was interviewed on national TV for the 9/11 Recovery and Restoration work as well as live on MTA’s Transit=Transit for post-Hurricane Sandy response and accomplishments. He is one of the Sirius XM110-Doctor’s Radio experts on the Environmental Hazards.
Mark was recognized with an AIHA President’s and The Social Responsibility Award for the hard work on the Back to Work Safely Guidelines, published the Industry Report & How to Manage IAQ Amid COVID19, and AIHA’s SYNERGIST Best Practice to POLICY. He was the NYCDOB’s Build Safe/Live Safe. 2020 Innovation Challenge finalist!
Mark Drozdov is Licensed Site Safety Manager (SSM) by NYCDOB, Certified Utility Safety Professional (CUSP) with the Civil Endorsement, Certified Building Safety Inspector (BSI) by NYS Department of State (DOS) Division of Building Standards and Codes, a Certified Asbestos Investigator (CAI), a Certified Mold Assessor (CMA) by NYCDEP and NYSDOL, Construction Site Fire Safety Manager (CSFSM) by FDNY, Radiation Safety Officer (RSO), GREEN Professional (GPRO), and New York City Office of Environmental Remediation (NYCOER) Gold Certified Professional, and OSHA-Authorized, EPA, DOH, DOL, DOB & FDNY approved Instructor.
Mark Drozdov, Principal Consultant, SME, MS, SSM, CUSP
Wednesday, July 27, 2022
9:00 AM – 11:00 AM ET
2.0 AIA LU-HSW / 2.0 GBCI / 2.0 PDH