BSR-IICRC S540 New Draft Standard Available for Public Review
(LAS VEGAS) October 7, 2016 – The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification(IICRC) has opened a public review for the new draft BSR-IICRC S540 Standard for Trauma and Crime Scene Remediation. The draft S540 Standard is available from Oct.7 – Nov. 21 for public review.
The IICRC S540 Standard describes the procedures to be followed and the precautions to be taken when performing trauma and crime scene remediation regardless of surface, item, or location. It 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 IICRC S540 draft Standard is available for review and comment as part of the ANSI 45-day public review period. Download the draft Standard and comment form via Dropbox here:http://tinyurl.com/iicrcS540review. All comments must be submitted using completed comment forms to IICRC Standards Director Mili Washington at , no later than Nov. 21.
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.