cleanroom operations

Developing SOPs
for your Cleanroom



This hands-on workshop will train you how to develop Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) based on IEST-RP-CC018: Cleanroom Housekeeping—Operating and Monitoring Procedures and ISO 14644-5: Cleanrooms and associated controlled environments—Part 5: Operations. In preparing their individual SOPs, attendees will learn how to determine and incorporate the specific provisions that apply to their cleanrooms. ISO 14644-5 specifies basic requirements for operations in all classes of cleanrooms used to produce various types of products. IEST-RP-CC018 provides guidance for maintaining a cleanroom at the level for which it was designed. Using these documents helps ensure that SOPs follow organized formats, and internal procedures will be based on tested, accepted methods.

Course outline     Who should attend?     Course materials     Instructor


Course outline
  • What is an SOP?
  • Problems with SOPs
  • ISO document format
  • IEST Recommended Practices format
  • SOP format
  • Review ISO 14644-5 and prepare an SOP for personnel practices
  • Review ISO 14644-5 and IEST-RP-CC018.4 and prepare an SOP for cleaning and sanitization
 Who should attend?

You need to learn how to develop standard operating procedures because:
  • You are a cleanroom manager
  • You are involved in operations and quality assurance in your cleanroom
  • Your cleanroom does not have a standard operating procedure for cleaning and sanitizing
  • Your cleanroom does not have a standard operating procedure for personnel practices – protocols and gowning
Course materials
  • Copy of IEST-RP-CC018: Cleanroom Housekeeping—Operating and Monitoring Procedures
  • Copy of ISO 14644-5: Cleanrooms and associated controlled environments—Part 5: Operations
  • Copy of PowerPoint presentation in a course binder
  • Certificate of course attendance with completion of CEUs
IEST-RP-CC018.4 provides guidance for maintaining a cleanroom at the level for which it was designed. This document is intended as a guide for establishing appropriate housekeeping procedures essential for the overall contamination control program of the cleanroom. In addition, test procedures are provided for use in establishing the frequency of housekeeping and monitoring the effectiveness of the housekeeping. Test methods also are designed to help determine appropriate levels of surface cleanliness for specific cleanrooms.

ISO 14644-5 provides basic requirements for operating and maintaining cleanrooms and associated controlled environments to meet standards of the particular cleanroom as designed, built, and used. This standard addresses requirements that are basic to the operation of all cleanrooms regardless of the application.

Continuing Education Units: .6 CEUs

Instructor

Instructor, Anne Marie Dixon, IEST
 
Anne Marie Dixon


Registration information

Registration Fees Early Bird
ends
8/24
Advance
8/25-11/5
Onsite
11/12-11/15

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$585
$705
$665
$785
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$895
  • All registrations are transferable to another person for the same event but are not refundable. Notification of transfer must be made at least seven days prior to the event. Transfer fees may be incurred. Exception: IEST reserves the right to cancel courses, in which case registrants will receive a full refund of the tuition fee.
  • All registrations include morning and afternoon breaks. Full-day, certificate, and passport registrations include lunch on the day(s) of the course(s) and unlimited admission to Working Group Meetings.
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  • All member dues must be current at the time of registration to qualify for the member rates.
  • On-site registration will be accepted if space permits.
  • All education training courses earn Continuing Education Units.
  • International attendees: Visa applications should be submitted no later than August 12, 2013, due to the technical nature of the conference. Full International Attendee details.
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