IEST offers online education: Cleanroom Housekeeping

May 25, 2007 — ROLLING MEADOWS, IL — The Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology (IEST) continues to offer valuable online education classes in the ongoing Access the Experts series. “Cleanroom Housekeeping” will be presented Thursday, August 30, 2007, at 11:00 a.m. Central Daylight Time. Learn from your desk, conference room, or auditorium without travel expenses. The per-site fee has no limit on the number of students who may participate at each location.

This live, one-hour online course will explain how to implement housekeeping procedures essential to a cleanroom contamination control program, as outlined in the Recommended Practice (RP) IEST-RP-CC018: Cleanroom Housekeeping: Operating and Monitoring Procedures. This document provides guidance for maintaining a cleanroom at the level for which it was designed, including test procedures to establish frequency, monitor effectiveness, and determine appropriate levels of surface cleanliness. Course registration includes a copy of the latest edition of IEST-RP-CC018. A question-and-answer session will be held.

Instructor Anne Marie Dixon is owner and president of Cleanroom Management Associates, Inc., a consulting firm based in Carson City, NV, that specializes in competitive benchmarking, training, and auditing of clean and aseptic operations and management. Dixon has been actively engaged in the field of contamination control for more than 25 years. She is a Fellow and Past President of IEST and Chair of the United States Technical Advisory Group (US TAG) to ISO Technical Committee (TC) 209.

This online learning environment will allow contamination control professionals around the world to take advantage of this educational opportunity. More information is available at or by calling IEST at (847) 255-1561.

Founded in 1953, IEST is an international technical society of engineers, scientists, and educators that serves its members and the industries they represent (simulating, testing, controlling, and teaching the environments of earth and space) through education and the development of recommended practices and standards. IEST is an ANSI-accredited standards-developing organization; secretariat of ISO/TC 209 Cleanrooms and associated controlled environments; administrator of the ANSI-accredited US TAG to ISO/TC 209; administrator of the ANSI-accredited US TAG to ISO/TC 142 Cleaning equipment for air and other gases; and a founding member of the ANSI-accredited US TAG to ISO/TC 229 Nanotechnologies.

5005 Newport Drive, Suite 506
Rolling Meadows, IL 60008-3841
Tel: 847-255-1561
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