IEHA and WoolSafe begin educational partnership
October 14, 2010
WESTERVILLE, OH — The International Executive Housekeepers Association (IEHA) and WoolSafe® North America have announced an educational partnership to provide IEHA members with advanced training in the care of wool carpet and furnishings, according to a press release.
The IEHA Board of Directors recently approved the WoolSafe Fabric Care Specialist online training course to provide IEHA members with education in the cleaning and maintenance of wool, and ultimately recognition as WoolSafe Fabric Care Specialists, the release stated.
"This initiative enables us to take our IEHA Professional Education Credentialing Program (PECP) curriculum to an even higher level by providing advanced training in the care of wool textiles," says Beth Risinger, chief executive officer (CEO) and executive director of IEHA.
"Offering our members professional credentialing as WoolSafe Fabric Care Specialists gives them an additional way to showcase their expertise while ensuring the highest standard of care for wool in the upscale hospitality and executive environments they service," Risinger added.
The course offers instruction in proper cleaning methods specific to wool or wool-rich carpets, rugs and upholstery, the release noted.
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