The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) has opened public review for the following Standard:
Revised draft IICRC S540 Standard for Trauma and Crime Scene Cleanup. Download the draft Standard and submit your comments online from January 20, 2023–March 6, 2023 here: https://iicrc.org/s540/.
As part of the ANSI 45-day public review period, all comments must be submitted using the online comment form no later than the deadline indicated above.
The S540 Standard defines criteria and methodology used by the technician for inspecting and investigating blood and other potentially infectious material (OPIM) contamination and for establishing work plans and procedures. The Standard describes the procedures to be followed by professionals and the precautions to be taken when performing trauma and crime scene cleanup regardless of surface, item, or location.
About the IICRC
The IICRC is an international, ANSI-accredited standard-development organization (SDO) that certifies individuals in 20+ categories within the inspection, cleaning, and restoration industries. Representing more than 54,000 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.