ICS Magazine

IEHA Releases "The New Rules of Cleaning" at ISSA

November 9, 2010

Westerville, OH - The International Executive Housekeepers Association (IEHA) is pleased to announce that it is releasing a new educational booklet, entitled ICM - The New Rules of Cleaning, during ISSA/INTERCLEAN - North America, November 9-12, 2010, in Orlando, Florida.

  ICM - The New Rules of Cleaning, generously sponsored by Rubbermaid Commercial Products (www.rcpworksmarter.com), is a 60-page compilation of articles, essays and other materials written by twelve industry leaders, including Alan Bigger, REH and APPA Fellow; Beth Bittenbender; Colin Butterfield; Dr. Paul S. Darby; Vince Elliott; Marvin Ellsworth, REH; Dr. Jay Glasel; Dr. Tom Keating, Dr. Robert Powitz; Allen Rathey; Dr. Richard J. Shaughnessy, and Frank Wiley.

  The articles and essays within the booklet provide information regarding the philosophy behind ICM, how to apply ICM in schools and healthcare facilities, how ICM relates to green cleaning, explanations of measurement science, what tools and processes are involved with ICM, and why communication is critical to the success of ICM.

  “IEHA gratefully acknowledges Rubbermaid for sponsoring the publication and providing a technical review of the booklet. We would also like to thank Kaivac for assisting in compiling these articles and all the authors for providing such critical information,” says Beth Risinger, CEO/Executive Director of IEHA. “There has been a lot of press on ICM since it was released as a concept to the cleaning industry in 2008, and we are excited to provide this information in one handy booklet for IEHA members and all in the cleaning industry.”

  “At Rubbermaid, we are committed to providing cleaning and maintenance professionals with the best educational materials and in-person support available to help them work smarter.” said Bill Slezak, Director of National Accounts and Segment Marketing for Rubbermaid Commercial Products. “With the new ICM booklet, we were thrilled to be able to partner with IEHA to provide facility managers with the tools they need to evaluate and successfully implement ICM programs throughout their facilities.”