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State of Florida Mold Laws: Assessor/ Tester 468.8419 Prohibitions; penalties.

State of Florida Mold Laws: Assessor/ Tester 468.8419 Prohibitions; penalties.
Mold Assessors and Mold Remediators in the State of Florida must abide by Florida Statute Chapter 468 as of 2010.

State of Florida Mold Laws: Assessor/ Tester 468.8419 Prohibitions; penalties.

(1) A person may not:

(a) Effective July 1, 2011, perform or offer to perform any mold assessment unless the mold assessor has documented training in water, mold, and respiratory protection under s. 468.8414(2).

(c) Use the name or title "certified mold assessor," "registered mold assessor," "licensed mold assessor," "mold assessor," "professional mold assessor," or any combination thereof unless the person has complied with the provisions of this part.

(d) Perform or offer to perform any mold remediation to a structure on which the mold assessor or the mold assessor’s company provided a mold assessment within the last 12 months.

(f) Accept any compensation, inducement, or reward from a mold remediator or mold remediator’s company for the referral of any business to the mold remediator or the mold remediator’s company.

(g) Offer any compensation, inducement, or reward to a mold remediator or mold remediator’s company for the referral of any business from the mold remediator or the mold remediator’s company.

(h) Accept an engagement to make an omission of the assessment or conduct an assessment in which the assessment itself, or the fee payable for the assessment, is contingent upon the conclusions of the assessment.

State of Florida Mold Laws: Mold Remediator

(2) A mold remediator, a company that employs a mold remediator, or a company that is controlled by a company that also has a financial interest in a company employing a mold remediator may not:

(a) Perform or offer to perform any mold remediation unless the remediator has documented training in water, mold, and respiratory protection under s. 468.8414(2).

(b) Perform or offer to perform any mold remediation unless the person has complied with the provisions of this part.

(c) Use the name or title "certified mold remediator," "registered mold remediator," "licensed mold remediator," "mold remediator," "professional mold remediator," or any combination there of unless the person has complied with the provisions of this part.

(d) Perform or offer to perform any mold assessment to a structure on which the mold remediator or the mold remediator’s company provided a mold remediation within the last 12 months.

(f) Accept any compensation, inducement, or reward from a mold assessor or mold assessor’s company for the referral of any business from the mold assessor or the mold assessor’s company.

(g) Offer any compensation, inducement, or reward to a mold assessor or mold assessor’s company for the referral of any business from the mold assessor or the mold assessor’s company.

Please verify any mold assessors or remediators at the following link: http://www.myfloridalicense.com/dbpr/sto/file_download/public-records-mold-related-services.html and be sure they are not the same company, as that would be a conflict of interest and against the law. Verify by name or address of company.

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