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S740

BSR/­IICRC S740 Standard for Professional Restoration of Fire and Smoke Damaged Personal Items

Description

The BSR/­IICRC S740 Standard for Professional Restoration of Fire and Smoke Damaged Personal Items will provide a specific set of practical principles, methods, and processes to evaluate and restore fire and smoke damaged porous and non­porous personal items, commonly known as contents or personal property. This standard will also establish methods and processes to document the chain­ of­ custody of these items, including: inventory, packing, storage, cleaning, verification, and return to the customer. This standard will outline the proper handling, storage, and care of these items.

A note about BSR

BSR is the ANSI Board of Standards Review that reviews and approves Standards as American National Standards. All new Standards under development are designated as BSR/IICRC till such time that they receive final approval from ANSI and can be published.

S710

BSR/IICRC S710 Standard for the Development of a Scope of Work in a Fire and Smoke Damaged Environment

Description

The BSR/IICRC S710 Standard for the Development of a Scope of Work in a Fire and Smoke Damaged Environment will provide a specific set of practical standards for the development of a scope of work in a fire and smoke damaged environment. The Standard will provide measures for preparing a scope of work in a fire and smoke damaged environment, as this is not specifically covered in any detail in existing Standards.

A note about BSR

BSR is the ANSI Board of Standards Review that reviews and approves Standards as American National Standards. All new Standards under development are designated as BSR/IICRC till such time that they receive final approval from ANSI and can be published.

S700

BSR­/IICRC S700 Standard for Professional Fire and Smoke Damage Restoration

Description

The BSR­/IICRC S700 Standard for Professional Fire and Smoke Damage Restoration will provide a specific set of practical principles, methods, and processes for the restoration of fire and smoke damaged structural materials, assemblies, and systems. The standard will cover the entire process of evaluation, mitigation, cleaning, and restoration. This standard will cover scope development, temporary structures and repairs, engineering controls, proper cleaning methods and processes, and proper chain­ of­ custody documentation of the property being restored.

S700 Consensus Body Chair: Bran Lynch                    S700 Consensus Body Vice-Chair: John Pletcher

A note about BSR

BSR is the ANSI Board of Standards Review that reviews and approves Standards as American National Standards. All new Standards under development are designated as BSR/IICRC till such time that they receive final approval from ANSI and can be published.

  • Status Update

The S700 Consensus Body has initiated work on drafting this new Standard.

S590

BSR/IICRC S590 Standard for HVAC Cleaning and Decontamination in a Water Damaged Environment

Description

This new document will provide a specific set of practical standards for HVAC cleaning in a water-damage restoration project. Stakeholders include restoration companies and workers; those who investigate or assess abnormal water intrusion, prepare restoration specifications, procedures, and protocols, and manage restoration projects (e.g., indoor environmental professionals (IEPs), and other specialized experts) and other potential materially interested parties (e.g., consumers and occupants, property owners and managers, insurance company representatives, government and regulatory bodies).

A note about BSR

BSR is the ANSI Board of Standards Review that reviews and approves Standards as American National Standards. All new Standards under development are designated as BSR/IICRC till such time that they receive final approval from ANSI and can be published.

S550

BSR/IICRC S550 Standard for Professional Water Damage Restoration of Commercial Structures

Description

The S550 is a procedural standard for performing water damage restoration in commercial, industrial institutional, and complex residential structures, systems and furniture, fixtures and equipment. The proposed standard includes: Building and Material Science; Drying Complex Materials and Systems; Safety and Health; Project Coordination, Documentation, Logistics and Risk Management; Inspections, Preliminary Determinations and Pre-Restoration Evaluations; Limitations, Complexities, Complications, and Conflicts; Specialized Experts; Restoration Procedures; HVAC; Evaluation & Furniture, Fixtures and Equipment; Historical Buildings; Government, and Healthcare Facilities.

S550 Consensus Body Chair: Howie Wolf                     S550 Consensus Body Vice-Chair: Mickey Lee

A note about BSR

BSR is the ANSI Board of Standards Review that reviews and approves Standards as American National Standards. All new Standards under development are designated as BSR/IICRC till such time that they receive final approval from ANSI and can be published.

  • Status Update

The S550 Consensus Body has initiated work on drafting this new Standard.

S540

ANSI/IICRC S540 Standard for Trauma and Crime Scene Cleanup (2017)

Description

ANSI/IICRC 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. This standard assumes that all scenes have been released by law enforcement or regulatory agencies.

Additional Information about the S540

Trauma and crime scene cleanup consists of the following components for which procedures are described in the ANSI/IICRC S540 Standard:

▪               Principles of Trauma and Crime Scene Cleanup

▪               Safety and Health

▪               Biocide and Antimicrobial Technology

▪               Administrative Procedures, Documentation, and Risk Management

▪               Inspection and Preliminary Determination

▪               Equipment and Tools

▪               Limitations, Complexities, Complications, and Conflicts

▪               Structural Remediation

▪               Vehicle and Machinery Construction

▪               Contents Remediation

▪               Containment and Disposal of Waste or Sharps

▪               Confirmation of Cleanliness

S540 Consensus Body Chair: David Oakes                    S540 Consensus Body Vice-Chair: Leslie Anderson

  • Status Update

The S540 Consensus Body is currently working on revising the 2017 Standard.

S530

BSR/IICRC S530 Standard for Indoor Environmental Assessment for Suspected Mold Contaminated Structures

Description

This new Standard will establish a proper methodology and protocol for the inspection and evaluation of structure that is known or suspected to have mold contamination, and will promote proper methodology and processes for the assessment of mold-contaminated structures.

A note about BSR

BSR is the ANSI Board of Standards Review that reviews and approves Standards as American National Standards. All new Standards under development are designated as BSR/IICRC till such time that they receive final approval from ANSI and can be published.

S520

ANSI/IICRC S520 Standard and IICRC R520 Reference Guide for Professional Mold Remediation

Description

The ANSI/IICRC S520 is a procedural standard for the remediation of mold damaged structures and contents. The ANSI/IICRC S520 is based on reliable remediation and restoration principles, research and practical experience, and attempts to combine essential academic principles with practical elements of water damage restoration for technicians facing "real-life" mold remediation challenges. The S520 and R520 are written for use by those involved in the mold remediation industry, and is the result of collaboration among microbiologists and other scientists, public health professionals, industrial hygienists, remediation contractors, restoration service companies, cleaning and restoration training schools, trade associations that service the professional restoration industry, allied trade-persons and others with related professional and practical experience. ANSI/IICRC S520-2015 Standard and IICRC R520 Reference Guide is published as two separate documents: the standard itself and a supplementary reference guide. The procedural standard is supported by the reference guide. The intent is to use the principles outlined in the reference guide as a tool to better understand and apply the standard itself. However, the reference guide is not considered part of this standard.

Additional S520 Information

Professional Mold Remediation consists of the following components for which procedures as described in the ANSI/IICRC S520 Standard:

  • Principles of Mold Remediation
  • Equipment, Tools and Materials
  • Building and Material Science
  • Remediator Qualifications
  • Safety and Health
  • Administrative Procedures, Documentation and Risk Management
  • Inspection and Preliminary Determination
  • Limitations, Complexities, Complications and Conflicts
  • Structural Remediation
  • HVAC Remediation
  • Contents Remediation
  • Post-Remediation Verification
  • Indoor Environmental Professional
  • Final Documentation

S520 Consensus Body Chair: Jim Pearson                     S520 Consensus Body Vice-Chair: Scott Armour

  • Status Update

The S520 Consensus Body is currently working on revising the 2015 edition of the Standard.

The revised Standard is expected to be available for public review in 2021.

Click here for a webinar recording on the ANSI/IICRC S520 Standard and IICRC R520 Reference Guide - Summary of Changes - What You Need to Know.

S500

ANSI/IICRC S500 Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Water Damage Restoration (2021)

Description

This Standard describes the procedures to be followed and the precautions to be taken when performing water damage restoration in residential, commercial, and institutional buildings, and the systems and personal property contained within those structures. This Standard assumes that the determination and correction of the underlying source or cause of the water intrusion leading to the water damage is the responsibility of the property owner and not the restorer, although the property owner may contract with the restorer or other specialized experts to perform these services.

Additional S500 Information

Water damage restoration consists of the following components for which procedures are described in this Standard:

  • Principles of Water Damage Restoration
  • Microbiology of Water Damage
  • Health Effects from Exposure to Microbial Contamination in Water-Damaged Buildings
  • Building and Material Science
  • Psychrometry and Drying Technology
  • Equipment, Instruments, and Tools
  • Antimicrobial (biocide) Technology
  • Safety and Health
  • Administrative Procedures, Project Documentation, and Risk Management
  • Inspections, Preliminary Determinations, and Pre-Restoration Evaluations
  • Limitations, Complexities, Complications, and Conflicts
  • Specialized Experts
  • Structural Restoration
  • Heating, Ventilating, and Air Conditioning (HVAC) Restoration
  • Contents Evaluation, Restoration, and Remediation
  • Large or Catastrophic Restoration Projects
  • Materials and Assemblies

S500 Consensus Body Chair: Chris Taylor                    S500 Consensus Body Vice-Chair: Brandon Burton

S410

BSR/IICRC S410 Standard for Infection Control During Professional Cleaning and Maintenance of the Commercial Built Environment

Description

This standard will provide a specific set of practical principles, methods, and processes to clean, sanitize, and evaluate the cleaning of the built environment where verifiable, hygienic cleaning is required. This standard will also establish methods and processes to document, evaluate, clean, sanitize, and apply disinfectant to surfaces that require a higher level of cleaning.

S410 Consensus Body Chair: Graham Dick                     S410 Consensus Body Vice-Chair: Mark Drozdov

A note about BSR

BSR is the ANSI Board of Standards Review that reviews and approves Standards as American National Standards. All new Standards under development are designated as BSR/IICRC till such time that they receive final approval from ANSI and can be published.

  • Status Update

The S410 Consensus Body has initiated work on drafting this new Standard.