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Infection Control News

The leading experts in the healthcare infection control, crime scene cleanup, biological decontamination and restoration industries will converge at the American BioRecovery Association’s (ABRA) annual conference in September 26-29, 2017 in Scottsdale, AZ. ABRA is an international trade association that sets industry standards for education, ethics and technical expertise in biohazard recovery services.

he 2017 conference marks the organization’s 20th year. The event gathers industry professionals in a wide range of fields to share experiences and insights on topics ranging from environmental disinfection, meth lab decontamination and hoarding.

Tom Licker, CEICR, HACCP, the Manager of Insurance Restoration Specialists’ Infection Control Technologies division, serves as President of the ABRA. “ABRA believes that a strong industry depends on a solid education base. In addition to the myriad training and certification programs that we offer, our annual conference is a valuable opportunity to reach a broader audience and share across many topics. Creating an environment of learning and collaboration among our members is at the core of ABRA’s mission.”

ICT: First in Infection Control and Biological Decontamination. Infection Control Technologies, (ICT) a division of Insurance Restoration Specialists, Inc. (IRS) is one of the nation’s leading Building Hygiene contractors. ICT provides Facility Hygiene Services and Emergency Decontamination for some of the nation’s most respected real estate and Risk Management Professionals, Health Care, Municipalities, Institutions, Food Safety, Transportation, and government organizations.

Insurance Restoration Specialists, Inc. (IRS) is a premier provider of disaster recovery mitigation, environmental remediation, biohazard emergency response and HVAC inspection and cleaning in the New Jersey-Philadelphia-New York City area. IRS is certified by NADCA and have Certified Air Systems Cleaning Technicians and a Certified Ventilation System Inspector on staff. For businesses and property managers, an IRS Emergency Response Plan ensures having a pre-qualified contractor with a master services agreement, pricing and insurance in place before a disaster occurs.