LINCOLNWOOD, IL — ISSA, the worldwide cleaning industry association, has announced the first group of individuals in 2009 to achieve certification as official Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) ISSA Certification Experts (ICE), bringing the total number to 368 individuals representing 43 U.S. states and Canadian provinces as well as Mexico and the Caribbean
, according to a press release
To become a CIMS expert, professionals within the cleaning industry must attend a one-day workshop and pass an examination regarding the management elements contained in the Standard, the release stated.
Additional 2009 ICE workshops will be held in Philadelphia, PA, June 25 and Chicago, IL, October 5-6 in conjunction with ISSA/INTERCLEAN® North America 2009; registration for both sessions is now open
, the release noted.
Becoming a certified CIMS expert positions an individual to provide training or consulting services to those cleaning organizations interested in complying with and preparing to certify to CIMS, the release added.