BSR/IICRC S760 Standard for Professional Restoration of Structures and Items Damaged by Wildfire Smoke

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.