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Top Environmental Issues in Senior Living Communities Risk Management Webinar

18jun12:00 pm1:00 pmTop Environmental Issues in Senior Living Communities Risk Management Webinar

Event Details

Top Environmental Issues in Senior Living Communities
Tuesday, June 18, 2024
12:00 – 1:00 pm CST
1 CE hour available

Derrick A. Denis, Senior Vice President, Clark Seif Clark, Inc.

A rapid-fire multi-topic presentation covering multiple common indoor environmental quality (IEQ) and a few outdoor environmental quality issues facing your communities of care. No matter how amazing your activities, how delicious your menu, or how lovely your decor, if your building presents a hazard to the occupants, you are not achieving your mission. There are many indoor and outdoor environmental hazards to consider, but in this session, we will discuss common regulated and unregulated environmental quality topics that regularly affect communities just like yours.

As a result of this presentation the participant will be able to…
• Identify familiar terminology and universally applicable concepts to prevent, respond to, and recover from common environmental issues.
• Explore compliance obligations and tips to reduce your economic exposures.
• Dive into a variety of potential hazards and environmental topics including but not limited to asbestos violations, Legionellosis & Water Management Plans, Mold Growth, Water Incursion, Lithium-Ion Battery Fires, Wildland-Urban Interface Fires, Odors, Respirator Compliance, Sewer Gas Infiltration, Odor Control, Mercury, HVAC Outdoor Air, Hoarding.

Speaker Bio:
If it will make your hair fall out, make your hair stand on end, or simply kill you dead, your presenter, Derrick A. Denis has likely been standing ankle deep in it. Of course, he was wearing hazard-appropriate PPE. Mr. Denis is a practitioner, inventor, educator, author, and volunteer, who has provided professional industrial hygiene (IH), environmental health and safety (EH&S), infection control (IC), and indoor environmental quality (IEQ) services domestically and abroad for over 31 years. Mr. Denis is a sought-after presenter, who has provided hundreds of educational sessions for associations around the world. As a subject matter expert, Mr. Denis has appeared on television programs, been interviewed on radio talk shows, written and headlined educational videos, been quoted in major & local newspapers, authored many industry articles, and been published in peer-reviewed scientific literature. Mr. Denis’ long history of volunteerism has included positions on numerous Boards of Directors for IEQ Industry Organizations (e.g. Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA), Environmental Information Association Arizona Chapter (EIA-AZ), American Council for Accredited Certifications (ACAC), etc.). Since 2000, Mr. Derrick A. Denis has been the Senior Vice President for Clark Seif Clark, Inc. (CSC), an environmental consulting and industrial hygiene testing firm. ( Mr. Denis is an inventor of, and patent holder for, Sewer Gas Solutions®, a pourable product that inhibits evaporation of water from plumbing traps (p-traps), thereby preventing sewer gas and sewer pest infiltration into buildings. ( Mr. Denis is the inventor of the disposable fit test hood to aid healthcare providers in fit testing staff on N95s.

This free event is only for current employees of a Member organization of Caring Communities or Peace Church. If you are interested in attending but your organization is not a Member please contact us on how to register as a guest or add yourself to our email notifications for future events.


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June 18, 2024 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST(GMT-11:00)