IICRC Releases New Field Guide

November 17, 2022 IICRC Releases New Field Guide

The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning, and Restoration Certification (IICRC) has announced the publication of its Safety and Health Field Guide for Professional Cleaners (First Edition, 2022).

The field guide supplements the institute’s existing standards on safety and outlines the criteria of required safety plans that shall be used by cleaning companies and their personnel. IICRC’s publication also defines safe work practices and identifies specific strategies for hazard identification and control.

“This new field guide walks the reader through the processes of identifying and controlling hazards. It discusses the mandatory plans required of a company by the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA),” said Lee Senter, IICRC field guide committee chair.

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IICRC is an ANSI-accredited standards-setting body for the flooring inspection, floor covering, and specialized fabric cleaning and disaster restoration industries. Organized in 1972, IICRC currently represents more than 5,700 certified firms and 54,000 certified technicians in 22 countries. For more information, visit