This one-day course examines a wide range of deodorization and odor control problems that are specific to professional carpet and upholstery cleaners, but also includes detailed analysis of catastrophic deodorization services. This course includes: • The definition of odor • Nature's deodorization techniques • The processes of odor control & treatment • Basic principles & steps to deodorizing • The bloodborne pathogens standard • Sanitizing principles for the professional cleaner • Common odor problems & specialized odor problems. Pet urine, mold & mildew, tobacco smoke, vandalism cleanup, decomposing protein, decomposing animal, death scene, trauma scenes, burnt meat, skunk odors, fuel oil spills, tear gas, new carpet odor, drug lab cleanup, etc. Slides, video presentations, and computer presentation augment hands-on product application training for the complete learning experience. Attendance at this course will qualify you to take the IICRC exam to become a certified Odor Control Technician (OCT).