June 7th - 9th Environmental BOMI Course for the RPA, FMA and SMA Designation
If you were awarded a BOMA Orlando scholarship, please let the BOMA office know you will be taking this course so we can invoice you appropriately.
Environmental Health and Safety Issues
Environmental Health and Safety Issues presents best practices for developing and managing an effective environmental health and safety program. You will learn about the regulatory process and how it affects facilities. Compliance with laws and regulations is a key focus. The course will prepare you to conduct site assessments, analyze risk, and cooperate with compliance audits. The course also guides learners through the planning process to mitigate the risk from any workplace emergency, specifically addressing hazardous materials, air quality, water pollution, asbestos and lead hazards, and tank management. The management of and response to specific indoor environmental quality complaints is also addressed.
Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to:
- Develop and manage an effective environmental health and safety program, integrating sustainable best practices wherever appropriate
- Ensure that your facilities are in compliance with Federal, state, and local regulatory mandates
- Assess environmental risk factors and prepare for compliance audits
- Address emergency environmental health situations through proper planning and incident response
- Maintain health and safety records in accordance with industry best practices
- Manage indoor environmental quality complaints related to air, water, mold, radon, asbestos, and other environmental hazards
- Execute appropriate record keeping, reporting, and other requirements associated with aboveground and underground storage tank regulations
- Design and implement a waste management program, including recycling and disposal of all forms of waste including landfills waste, hazardous waste, universal, electronic, and tenant-generated waste
Key topic areas:
regulatory overview, including OSHA and EPA regulations • hazard communication and emergency response • asbestos and lead management • office and industrial ergonomics • indoor air quality, air emissions, and pollution control • storage tanks, hazardous waste, and site assessment • audits, record keeping, and legal issues
FMA®, RPA®, SMA® designations
Real Property Administrator (RPA®) Designation
Education for those who manage real estate assets. In this program, you will learn all aspects of operating a commercial building and maximizing a building’s net income while minimizing risk.
Components of this program include design, operation, and maintenance of an office building. You will become fully versed in budgeting and accounting for commercial real estate, risk management, and best practices in bidding. This program also covers reviewing and selecting contract providers, marketing and leasing the building, and the operations of the asset from an owner’s perspective through a comprehensive asset management component.
An RPA brings a full understanding of all aspects of property management to an employer in the commercial real estate industry or to a building owner. The overall goal is to enhance the value of the asset through proper and strategic decision making.
Before you receive your RPA® Designation, you are required to demonstrate three years of verifiable property management experience. The criteria are outlined in the RPA® Designation Experience Form. This form may be submitted at any time following enrollment.
Facilities Management Administrator (FMA®) Designation
Education for those responsible for making sure a facility runs smoothly by creating a safe and productive workplace for a company and by taking care of tenant issues such as comfort, safety, daily operations, and maintenance.
Learn how to manage facilities in a way that best supports staff and fits into your organization’s overall objectives. From planning and project management to environmental health and worker safety, this program also provides the information needed to minimize maintenance costs and properly manage other timely issues.
To earn the FMA® Designation, you must meet all program requirements.
NOTE: As of July 1, 2013, the FMA® Designation Program requirements have changed and the Technologies for Facilities Management course has been retired; therefore, the FMA® Designation Program requirements depend on when you enroll/enrolled in the program.
Systems Maintenance Administrator (SMA®) Designation
Education for those who are in charge of a team of technicians who run the day-to-day operation of a building. In this program, you will learn how to streamline the operations of your building so you can manage energy-efficient, environmentally sound, and cost-effective building systems.
The properly trained SMA will lead the building team and be responsible for operations of the building, as well as management of the team of technicians assigned to the building. You will have the tools to improve operations, create energy efficiencies, reduce costs, and enhance the value of an asset.
Before you can be awarded your SMA® Designation, you are required to demonstrate three years of verifiable experience as a stationary engineer or equivalent. This experience must be performed for a minimum property portfolio of 40,000 square feet. Students enrolled in the SMA® Designation Program are required to complete at least 25 of the 35 criteria outlined in the SMA® Designation Experience Form. This form may be submitted at any time following enrollment.
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