IICRC Calls for Volunteers for Three Standards

Las Vegas, NV – June 4, 2021 – The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) is seeking volunteers from all interest categories of the industry to serve on consensus bodies for the revision and development of three standards.

Applications are now being accepted for volunteers to serve on consensus bodies for the following standards and reference guides included in the revision and development process:

BSR/IICRC S210 Standard for Dimension Stone Maintenance and Restoration. This new standard will encompass the cleaning, maintenance, restoration, rehabilitation, preservation methodologies, and repair for interior dimension stone. IICRC is seeking volunteers from the following stakeholder categories: technicians, building owners, property managers, trade associations.

The online application can be located here.

BSR/IICRC S320 Standard for Professional Assessment, Cleaning, and Restoration of Contents. This standard will focus on the principles, methods, and processes to assess, inventory, pack-out, clean, restore, and enhance the appearance of contents. Contents are defined as materials, furniture, fixtures, and equipment located inside a building envelope. It is sometimes defined as personal property. IICRC is seeking volunteers from the following stakeholder categories: restoration and cleaning contractors; distributors of commercial cleaning goods, equipment and consumables; building service contractors; in-house or captive cleaning providers; managers and administrators of commercial facilities; manufacturers of goods and materials of contents covered in this standard; specification writers; design engineers; building engineers; architects; consultants; inspectors; health professionals.

The online application can be located here.

BSR/IICRC S340 Standard for Professional Cleaning and Maintenance of Leather Furnishings. This standard establishes a procedural standard for the professional cleaning and maintenance of leather furnishings. It is intended for use by professional cleaners, upholstery manufacturers, retailers, distributors, industry suppliers, specifiers, homeowners, property or facility managers, housekeepers and insurance companies, and others. IICRC is seeking volunteers from the following stakeholder categories: professional cleaners, furnishings manufacturers, retailers, distributors, industry specifiers, homeowners, property or facility managers, housekeepers and insurance specifiers, homeowners, property or facility managers, housekeepers and insurance and others.

The online application can be located here.

ANSI/IICRC standards are voluntary, consensus-based standards that are accepted as the standard of care in the industry. Those who participate have a vote on the standard and can influence what is included and what is not. Participation gives you a voice in the development of the standard.

All new standards will be developed in accordance with the ANSI Essential Requirements as American National Standards. Those interested in submitting an application to participate on the consensus bodies listed above should click on the link, complete the online application form and submit. Applications will be accepted through August 31, 2021. Please note, separate completed application forms are required for each consensus body.

About IICRC

The IICRC is a global standards developing organization (SDO), accredited through the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), as well as a credentialing body that certifies individuals in 20+ categories within the inspection, cleaning, and restoration industries. With more than 60,000 certified technicians and 6,000 Certified Firms in 22 countries, the IICRC, in partnership with regional and international trade associations, represents the entire industry. The IICRC does not own schools, employ instructors, produce training materials, or promote specific product brands, cleaning methods, or systems. For more information, visit www.iicrc.org.

This article was shared in C&R with the permission of the Restoration Industry Association.

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