IICRC AND IEHA TO PROMOTE CLEANING INDUSTRY AWARENESS IN NEW PARTNERSHIP
VANCOUVER, WA — The Institute of Inspection, Cleaning and Restoration Certification (IICRC), an international standard-setting, nonprofit organization for the inspection, cleaning and restoration industries, has announced it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with IEHA, formerly the International Executive Housekeepers Association. As part of the recently approved MoU, the partnership will allow both organizations to openly collaborate and raise awareness about the value of continuing education and certification programs within their shared industries.
“Partnering with the IEHA provides the Institute with an opportunity to engage a new audience and further our reach within the executive housekeeping community,” said Tony Wheelwright, Chairman of the IICRC. “This collaboration will allow for both organizations to work together and implement innovative ideas for years to come.”
Through the memorandum, the IICRC and IEHA will maintain a working relationship which will involve the exchange of industry knowledge between organization executives. As part of the agreement, the organizations will cross promote their educational programs while evaluating additional opportunities for collaboration.
“IEHA is pleased to have this grand opportunity with IICRC to support and promote each other’s public awareness and public education efforts,” said Beth Risinger, IEHA CEO and Executive Director.
To learn more about the IICRC, please visit http://www.iicrc.org.
To learn more about the IEHA, please visit http://www.ieha.org.
The IICRC is an international, ANSI-accredited standard-development organization (SDO) that certifies individuals in 20+ categories within the inspection, cleaning and restoration industries. Representing more than 54,000 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. To know if a technician has received education and training, consumers should look for the cleantrust patch and logo, the service mark of the IICRC. For more information, visit www.iicrc.org.
IEHA is a 3,200-plus professional member organization for persons who direct cleaning, maintenance, housekeeping, groundskeeping, safety and/or indoor environmental programs in commercial, industrial or institutional facilities. The organization was founded in New York City in 1930, and is now located in Westerville, Ohio, a suburb of the state’s capitol, Columbus. IEHA provides its members with an array of professional development, educational, certification and career opportunities. For more information, visit www.ieha.org.