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April 2016 Standards Update

Call for Standards Consensus Body Members:
The IICRC standards team is actively seeking volunteers from all interest categories of the industry to serve on consensus bodies for the following Standards and Reference Guides:

  1. ANSI/IICRC S100: Standard and IICRC R100 Reference Guide for Professional Cleaning of Textile Floor Coverings.
  2. New Standard - BSR-IICRC S400: Standard for Professional Cleaning, Maintenance and Restoration of the Built Environment.
  3. ANSI/IICRC S500: Standard and IICRC R500 Reference Guide for Professional Water Damage Restoration.
  4. ANSI/IICRC S520: Standard and R520 Reference Guide for Professional Mold Remediation
  5. New Standard - BSR-IICRC S550: Standard for Professional Water Damage Restoration of Commercial Structures.
  6. ANSI/IICRC S800: Standard and R800 Reference Guide for Professional Inspection of Textile Floor Coverings.


Those interested in submitting an application to participate in any of the consensus bodies listed above should click on the link, download and complete the application form and email the completed forms back to Mili Washington, IICRC Standards Director, at mili@iicrc.org. Applications will be accepted until April 30, 2016. Please note, separate completed application forms are required for each consensus body.

Standards Subscription Website

Just a reminder that the IICRC recently launched a new standards subscription website allowing IICRC instructors and schools, Certified Firms, registrants and industry stakeholders to access standards, reference guides, technical papers and multimedia publications from anywhere an Internet connection is available. The site is located at http://publications.iicrc.org.

For a demonstration on how to use the new subscription site, the IICRC Standards team has recorded two informational webinars:

•    For IICRC registrants and Certified Firms, click here.

•    For IICRC instructors, schools and distributors, click here.

S500 Published
The newly revised, ANSI/IICRC S500 Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Water Damage Restoration (4th edition, 2015) has recently been published.  

For a more in-depth explanation of the S500 and revisions made, the standards team has recorded an informational webinar. Hosted by Standards Director Mili Washington, Standards Chair Howie Wolf and S500 Consensus Body Chair Mickey Lee, the presentation is located here.

S520 Published
The newly revised, ANSI/IICRC S520 Standard for Professional Mold Remediation and IICRC R520 Reference Guide for Professional Mold Remediation (3rd edition, 2015) have been published.

For a more in-depth explanation of the S520 and revisions made, the standards team has recorded an informational webinar. Hosted by Standards Director Mili Washington, Standards Chair Howie Wolf, S520 Consensus Body Chair Jim Pearson and Vice Chair Scott Armour, the presentation is located here.

To purchase standards, visit the IICRC Standards Subscription website at http://publications.iicrc.org or the IICRC webstore at http://webstore.iicrc.org.




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