Cleanzine: your weekly cleaning and hygiene industry newsletter 30th March 2023 Issue no. 1058
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Brandon Burton named IICRC standards chairman
The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning & Restoration Certification has this week announced Brandon Burton as its new standards chairman, taking over from longstanding standards chairman Howard Wolf on 1st January 2019.
"I'm excited to take on this new role within the IICRC," says Brandon. "Howie left some big shoes to fill, but I'm eager to begin this next chapter, and further develop the IICRC Standards program."
Brandon has served the cleaning and restoration industry since 1995, with past employment as the technical director for Legend Brands and training director for the Restoration Sciences Academy. Throughout his more than 20 years in the industry, he has worked to support rapidly developing technology and industry best practices, with a passion for promoting the industry's continued growth and professionalism.
Brandon is an approved IICRC instructor in the categories of Applied Structural Drying (ASD) and Water Damage Restoration (WRT), and serves as the vice chair of the ANSI/IICRC S500 Consensus Body with a tenure of nearly 20 years as an active voting member.
Mili Washington, IICRC standards director, says: "We'd like to thank Howard Wolf for his groundbreaking work as standards chairman for the last six years. Under Howie's able leadership, we successfully launched the Standards subscription website, revised and published multiple American National Standards and initiated the development of several new industry Standards."
The IICRC is a global, ANSI-accredited Standards Developing Organisation that credentials individuals in 20+ categories within the inspection, cleaning and restoration industries. Representing more than 47,000 certified technicians and 6,000 Certified Firms in 22 countries, the IICRC, in partnership with regional and international trade associations, represents the entire industry. The IICRC does not own schools, employ instructors, produce training materials or promote specific product brands, cleaning methods or systems.
24th January 2019