I/M
INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE

I/O
INPUT/OUTPUT

IACT
INSTITUTE FOR APPLIED COMPOSITES TECHNOLOGY

IAETL
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF ENVIRONMENTAL  TESTING LABS

IAF
INDUSTRIAL AIR FILTRATION

IAQ
INDOOR AIR QUALITY

IARC
INTERNATIONAL AGENCY FOR RESEARCH ON CANCER

IC
INTEGRATED CIRCUITS; ION CHROMATOGRAPHY

ICAA
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON ALUMINUM ALLOYS

ICAD
ION BEAM-ASSISTED DEPOSITION

ICC
INTERNATIONAL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE

ICCP
INTERNATIONAL CLIMATE CHANGE PARTNERSHIP

ICOLP
INTERNATIONAL COOPERATIVE FOR OZONE LAYER  PROTECTION

ICP
INDUCTIVELY COUPLED PLASMA

ICS
INCIDENT COMMAND SYSTEM; INFORMATION CONTROL  STATIONS

IDEA
INTEGRATED DATA FOR ENFORCEMENT ANALYSIS  SYSTEM

IDLH
IMMEDIATELY DANGEROUS TO LIFE AND HEALTH

IG
INSPECTOR GENERAL

IGES
INITIAL GRAPHICS EXCHANGE SPECIFICATION

IH
INDUSTRIAL HYGIENE

IHMM
INSTITUTE OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS MANAGEMENT

IMA
INTERNATIONAL MAGNESIUM ASSOCIATION

IMC
INDUSTRIAL MICRO COMPUTERS

IMF
INSTITUTE OF METAL FINISHING

IMPERIAL LIQUID MEASURE
1 U.S. GALLON = 0.833  IMPERIAL GALLON    1 U.S. GALLON = 3.785 LITERS
1 IMPERIAL GALLON = 1.201 U.S. GALLONS    1 IMPERIAL GALLON = 4.546 LITERS
1 LITER = 0.264  U.S. GALLON    1 LITER = 0.220  IMPERIAL GALLON

IMS
INTERNATIONAL METALLOGRAPHIC SOCIETY

INDICATORS
Measurable characteristics of products  services  and processes that best represent
quality and customer  satisfaction.

INS
IMMIGRATION AND NATURALIZATION SERVICE

INSPECTION
A process by which an item is compared to accepted standards or specifications.

IOC
INORGANIC CHEMICALS

IPC
INSTITUTE FOR INTERCONNECTING AND PACKAGING  ELECTRONIC CIRCUITS

IPCS
INTERNATIONAL PROGRAM FOR CHEMICAL SUBSTANCES

IPP
INJURY PREVENTION PROGRAM

IPPC
INTEGRATED POLLUTION PREVENTION AND CONTROL  (EC)

IRCA
IMMIGRATION REFORM AND CONTROL ACT

IRDAC
INDUSTRIAL RESEARCH AND DEVELOPMENT ADVISORY  COMMITTEE

ISA
INSTRUMENT SOCIETY OF AMERICA

ISE
ION SPECIFIC ELECTRODES

ISHIKAWA DIAGRAM ( FISHBONE )
1.)  The main purpose of Cause and Effect Analysis is to help identify possible root
causes so that they can investigated  and verified.  2.)  Cause and Effect Analysis is
commonly performed by using the ISHIKAWA or FISHBONE DIAGRAM, which  is a
picture of lines and words designed to represent a meaningful relationship between an effect and its causes.

ISO
INTERNATIONAL ORGANIZATION FOR STANDARDIZATION

ISRI
INSTITUTE OF SCRAP RECYCLING INDUSTRIES

ISS
ION SCATTERING SPECTROSCOPY

ISV
IN SITU VITRIFICATION

ISVS
IN SITU VAPOR STRIPPING

ITRI
INTERNATIONAL TIN RESEARCH INSTITUTE

ITSA
INTERNATIONAL THERMAL SPRAY ASSOCIATION

IUPAC
INTERNATIONAL UNION OF PURE AND APPLIED  CHEMISTRY

IUSF
INTERNATIONAL UNION FOR SURFACE FINISHING

IVW
SWEDISH ENVIRONMENTAL RESEARCH INSTITUTE

IWRP
INDUSTRIAL WASTE REDUCTION PROGRAM

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ION EXCHANGE