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BICSc Releases Long-Awaited Industry Standards and Best Practice Guidelines

BICSc Releases Long-Awaited Industry Standards and Best Practice Guidelines
11 November 2020

The British Institute of Cleaning Science has released the much-needed industry publication: “BICSc Standards & Best Practice.”

At a time where cleaning and hygiene standards are top of facilities managers’ agendas, The British Institute of Cleaning Science (BICSc) guide  is said to contain contributions from “highly regarded industry experts.”

Corporate and Accredited Training Members are being offered online access to the publication free of charge, whereas non-members can purchase BICSc Standards & Best Practice in hard copy from their online shop.

The publication contains details on BICSc recommended colour-coding and an “outcome criteria” which offers an effective and efficient way of measuring cleanliness and what is and isn’t acceptable.


BICSc document


“An Agreed Way of Delivering Cleaning Methodology”


An official press release from BICSc states:

“Standards across all professional disciplines originate from the knowledge and experience of industry experts. Often, they are used as a proficiency tested by examination through education or training. BICSc Standards & Best Practice is a means to simplify an agreed way of delivering cleaning methodology.

“Many dimensions exist within the professional cleaning and hygiene world. This publication offers a wealth of knowledge and explains how the BICSc ethos and principles of cleaning can be adapted to suit a professional cleaning company.”

Picture: a photograph of a gloved hand cleaning a remote control

Article written by Ella Tansley | Published 11 November 2020


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