This Recommended Practice (RP), IEST-RP-CC019.1, defines recommended qualifications for organizations engaged in the testing and certification of cleanrooms, clean-air devices, HEPA- and ULPA-filtered systems, and associated components. In addition, this RP:

1) Establishes professional categories for personnel performing testing. Each category consists of recommended minimum requirements for education, training, and experience, all of which should be verified by the testing and certification organization, and

2) Establishes levels of competence to be demonstrated by the personnel.

First printing, January 2006

Qualifications for Organizations Engaged in the Testing and Certification of Cleanrooms and Clean-Air Devices was prepared by Working Group 019 of the IEST Contamination Control Division (WG-CC019).