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Status Update
  • The draft S760 Standard Professional Fire and Smoke Damage Restoration is available for public review from December 30, 2022 to February 13, 2023.

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

The draft IICRC S760 Standard for Professional Wildfire Investigations and Restoration of Impacts to Structures, Systems, and Contents for is available now for public review. Download the draft Standard and submit your comments online December 30, 2022 to February 13, 2023 here.

As part of the ANSI 45-day public review period all comments must be submitted using the online comment form no later than February 13, 2023. Incomplete comments may not be responded to.

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;

- 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.  

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