Qualifications

Registered Professional Industrial Hygienist (RPIH)

Industrial Hygienist (IH), also known as occupational health and safety professionals, evaluate safety issues in the working environments and implement solutions to these occupational hazards. IH professionals identify particular health hazards within the workplace such as pesticides, communicable diseases, asbestos, lead, mold and noise.

Certified Restorer (CR)

The Certified Restorer is the highest recognition awarded in the cleaning and restoration industry to professionals engaged in property damage restoration as a result of fire, smoke, water, wind and other perils. Since inception, only 520 individuals have earned the CR designation. The CR program was started in 1976 by ASCR to provide a standard of excellence in professional restoration. The “Certified Restorer” designation represents the elite in the field and a CR must continually meet the standards expected of him/her by ASCR in return for the privilege of displaying the CR credential.

ICC Building Inspector Certification

ICC Building Inspector Certification gives Meridian the knowledge, technical expertise and commitment to protect public health safety and welfare through enforcement and knowledge of the International Building Codes. Continuing education is a requirement to maintain membership in this organization.

ICC Disaster Response Inspector Certification

ICC Disaster Response Inspector certification enables Meridian to respond to a disaster site prepared to set up onsite command structures, indentify unsafe buildings, uninhabitable structures and interface with code officials and insurance companies on methods of remediation or mitigation. This certification is recognized by code officials world wide.

Asbestos Project Supervisor Certification

The Asbestos Project Supervisor is recognized as Environmental Protection Agency(EPA) Model Accreditation under the Asbestos Hazard Emergency Response Act (AHERA) and also meets the criteria for OSHA Competent Person requirement.

Asbestos in Buildings USEPA/AHERA Inspector

The Asbestos in Buildings accredited USEPA/AHERA Inspector is qualified in the legal considerations, regulations and health effects of asbestos. This certification allows inspection, bulk sampling, assessment and report preparation for the containment, removal and disposal of asbestos containing material (ACM).

Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Certified Firm

Meridian is a Certified (RRP) Firm with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). Companies engaged in the disturbance or removal of Lead-based building materials must comply with regulations set forth by the EPA under the Renovation, Repair, and Painting program. Meridian has Certified Renovators, Supervisors and Abatement personnel that are highly trained and qualified to disturb, remove or abate lead-based materials in homes, apartments, child care facilities, and schools built before 1978.

Certified Pesticide Applicator

Federal and state regulations require contractors to be licensed to apply antimicrobials. Microorganisms, also known as microbes or germs, are living cells so small that most can be seen only with a microscope. Algae, fungi, bacteria, and viruses are all microbes. Any substance or mixture of substances that acts against microbes is an antimicrobial agent.

Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) Member

The Indoor Air Quality Association (IAQA) is dedicated to promoting education and certifications to professionals who seek to make America’s homes and business healthier from hazards associated with biological pollutants, unhealthy building by-products, combustion products, carbon monoxide and lead dust.

ACAC Certified Microbial Investigator

ACAC Certified Microbial Investigator (CMI) is a professional who concentrates on diagnosis and treatment in a single area of expertise: microbial contamination. Though mold is only one of many potential causes of IAQ problems it presents unique challenges to building owners and facilities managers and is therefore a crucial area of concern. The CMI relies on detailed scientific knowledge of microbial agents to identify and account for microbial contamination and recommend appropriate remediation strategies.

ACAC Certified Indoor Environmental Consultant

The CIEC is a board certified Indoor Environmental Consultant with over 8 years’ experience in indoor air quality issues including Asbestos, lead, HVAC, building science, chemicals, mold and microbial contamination.

IICRC Certified Firm

Meridian is a Certified Firm with the IICRC and has pledged to implement advanced training and certifications of their On-Location Technicians who provide services for water, smoke and fire damage restoration, in addition, Meridian has Pledged its support in providing the customer with the highest degree of industry professionalism possible.Meridian maintains Water Restoration Technicians (WRT), Advanced Applied Structural Drying Technicians (AST), Applied Mold Remediation Technicians (AMRT) and Fire and Smoke Technicians (FST) that are highly qualified in restorative mitigation and restoration methods and procedures.

Qualified Remodeler Top 500

Meridian made the top 500 list in Qualified Remodeler for 2012 ranking 201st in the United States and 6th in the state of Georgia. This award is analyzed and verified through public records and other sources by the editorial staff of Qualified Remodeler. Meridian, with their commitment to customer service, excellent business acumen and strong customer loyalty, has been able to distinguish themselves in the restoration and reconstruction fields.

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