Posted by Janet Stroud — February 16, 2023 — The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC) has opened public review for two Standards in recent weeks covering trauma and crime scene cleanup, and inspection of textile floorcoverings. IICRC is an international, ANSI-accredited standard-development organization 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.
IICRC S540 Standard for Trauma and Crime Scene Cleanup
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.
Download the revised draft IICRC S540 Standard for Trauma and Crime Scene Cleanup and submit your comments online from January 20 to March 6, 2023, at IICRC.
IICRC S800 Standard for Professional Inspection of Textile Floorcovering
The S800 establishes a procedural standard and reference guide for professionally inspecting textile floorcoverings.
The standard defines basic operational procedures and techniques for inspecting/evaluating: carpet types, characteristics and conditions; specification; installation procedures; and post-installation maintenance and cleaning.
Download the revised draft IICRC S800 Standard for Professional Inspection of Textile Floorcovering and submit your comments online from January 13 to February 27, 2023 at IICRC.
As part of the ANSI 45-day public review period all comments must be submitted using the online comment forms no later than the deadlines indicated above.