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S800

ANSI/IICRC S800 Standard and Reference Guide for Professional Inspection of Textile Floorcovering

Description

The ANSI/IICRC S800: 2014 includes inspection of textile floor covering, including carpet and rugs. The S800 establishes a procedural standard and reference guide for professionally inspecting textile floor coverings. 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. This enables professional inspectors to determine appropriate procedures for inspecting textile floor coverings. S800 is not written to teach detailed inspection procedures; numerous manuals, videotapes, workshops, and seminars are available to teach comprehensive textile floor covering inspection procedures. This standard was created for use primarily by professional inspectors and secondarily for carpet manufacturers, product suppliers, building contractors, architects, specifiers, designers, distributors, flooring retailers, end-users, facility managers, institutions, and others involved in the textile flooring inspection industry.

S800 Consensus Body Chair: Mark Violand                    S800 Consensus Body Vice-Chair: John Carter

  • Status Update

The new S800 Consensus Body has been formed and has begun work on revising the 2014 standard.

Part of this revision will include separating the Standard from the Reference Guide.

S760

BSR/IICRC S760 Standard for Professional Wildfire Investigations and Restoration of Impacts to Structures, Systems, and Contents

Description

This standard will include practical principles, methods, and processes to evaluate and restore interior and exterior of structures and improvements, contents and personal property impacted by wildfire smoke emissions. In addition, this standard will also describe the basic principles governing wildfire particle distribution and eventual settlement on surfaces to aid the restorer in identifying the scope of a project and preparation of a work plan. This standard will also establish methods and processes to document, evaluate, restore and verify the cleanliness of structures and contents damaged from wildfire smoke.

Additional Information about the S760

Wildfire smoke damage evaluation and restoration consists of the following components for which procedures are described in this standard:

- Principles of Wildfire Smoke Damage Restoration;

- Atmospheric Wildfire Smoke Distribution;

- Composition of Wildfire Smoke;

- Particle Behavior and Distribution in Indoor Environments;

- Limitations, Complexities, Complications and Conflicts;

- Administrative Procedures and Project Documentation;

- Preliminary Assessment, Inspection Methods and Strategies;

- Sampling Methods and Strategies;

- Analytical Methods, Analysis and Interpretation;

- Restoration Work Plan Development;

- Restoration of Wildfire Smoke Impacted Structures and Improvements;

- Restoration of Wildfire Smoke Impacted Contents and personal Property, and

- Post-Remediation Evaluation and Verification.  

S760 Consensus Body Chair: Brad Kovar                    S760 Consensus Body Vice-Chair: Patrick Moffett

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 S760 Consensus Body has initiated work on drafting this new Standard.

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 Assessing HVAC Systems Following a Water, Fire, or Mold Damage Event

Description

This document will provide a specific set of practical standards for assessing the impact of structural and property loss events on HVAC systems. These events may include water, fire, mold, and smoke related damage.

S590 Consensus Body Chair: Tom Yacobellis

S590 Consensus Body Vice-Chair: Richard Lantz

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.

S530 Consensus Body Chair: Kristy Beck-Miller                    S530 Consensus Body Vice-Chair: John Lapotairen

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.

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