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Status Update
  • The second public review for the draft S760 Standard closed on March 04, 2024.

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

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.

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

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

- Composition of Wildfire Smoke

- Safety and Health

- Limitation, Complexities, Complications, and Conflicts

- Restorer Qualifications, Administrative Procedures, and Project Documentation

- Preliminary Determination and In-Field Evaluation

- Sampling Methods and Strategies

- Analytical and Quantification Methods

- Analysis, Use, and Interpretation of Data for Wildfire Impact

- Restoration of Wildfire Smoke Impacted Structures and Improvements

- Restoration of Wildfire Smoke Impacted Contents and Personal Property

- Restoration of Wildfire Smoke Impacted HVAC Systems

- Post-Remediation Evaluation and Verification


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