The Cleaning Management Industry Standard

The Cleaning Industry Management Standard (CIMS) certification is proof your company follows the proper use of disinfection products and follows the stringent manufacturer procedures for proper use.

  • Quality Systems
  • Service Delivery
  • Human Resources
  • Health, Safety, and Environmental stewardship
  • Green building (GB)

What Are the Benefits of CIMS Certification?
It provides third-party validation that your facility or service provider meets a higher level of cleanliness and safety. With CIMS, you are:

  • Validating your commitment to quality practices and customer satisfaction
  • Implementing management framework in check with policies and procedures
  • Protecting building occupants now and in the future
  • Prepared for any recurring challenges in your workplace or facility

With CIMS, your organization is:

  • Improving the efficiency of its services
  • Advancing organizational master plan
  • Achieving budgetary support
  • Improving overall performance of their cleaning service
  • Empowering employees to do their jobs safely and effectively
  • Training to be in compliance with industry standards and procedures
  • Bringing value to their communities and contributing to public health

With CIMS, your customers have:

  • The assurance that the facility has been cleaned and managed to the highest standards
  • Renewed trust in building cleanliness and safety and quality
  • Increased confidence to enter and feel comfortable inside the building
  • Peace of mind that proper cleaning is an ongoing facility management priority

1923
The year Alfred Richter founded ISSA. ISSA has alliances with more than 75 local, regional, and national associations as well as industry, government, and other leading corporate and community entities around the world. These are in addition to its own offices in Rosemont, US; Parramatta, AU; Milan, IT; and Seoul, KR.

10,500+
ISSA’s member count—including distributors, manufacturers, manufacturer representatives, building service contractors, in-house service providers, residential cleaners, and associated service members.

12
The number of official certifications, designations, and accreditations. These standards are used by top cleaning companies and cleaning management around the world. Facilities that conform to these standards are some of the cleanest buildings around, and service companies that achieve these standards are recognized for having higher quality, stronger service reputation, and a proactive cleaning response.

We’re Here to Serve You

Contact us for more information about CIMS training and certification programs.

Brant Insero

Brant Insero

ISSA Senior Director of Education, Training, Certification & Standards

With 15+ years of professional training on Jan/San, telecomm, sales, leadership, management & business development, Insero oversees ISSA’s global portfolio of training programs. Insero is passionate about innovating the entire cleaning industry through education.

Charlie Janowicz

Charlie Janowicz

CIMS Account Executive

Charlie has over 30 years’ experience in the Jan/San field from ownership of a cleaning company to sales and management of all products and processes in the cleaning industry. Charlie’s experience includes consulting higher education, manufacturing, food service, entertainment, health services, government, and building service contracting. Along with his CIMS responsibilities he continues to deliver organizational development and training within the cleaning industry.