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The Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC) is a nonprofit organization that inspects and accredits laundries that process reusable textiles for hospitals, nursing homes and other healthcare facilities – based on the highest, professionally recognized standards for patient safety and infection prevention.


Benefits of Accreditation

Accreditation affirms that a laundry organization that processes healthcare linens has successfully passed an inspection of the following: its facility, policies and procedures, training programs, and its relationships with its healthcare customers.

Certified laundries and growing...

Congratulations to the following laundries!

Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC) has always taken pleasure in offering accreditation and now, certification to laundries that not only provide quality healthcare textiles but have proven the process in which they take is accurate and credible.

Accreditation demonstrates a commitment to excellence, and certification adds that extra stamp of validation that guarantees the highest hygiene and safety standards.

No need for upfront payments, just straightforward savings for your laundry.

Apply for Certified Hygienic Testing, and you'll enjoy $875 in savings when it's time to renew. That's 50% off your first renewal!


Recent News, Updates & Events

Testing of Reusable Textiles in Healthcare Facilities

In years past, microbiological sampling of the healthcare environment traditionally involved collection of samples from environmental surfaces, air, soils, or water and assaying contamination present therein via environmental microbiological cultures.

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Benefits and Advantages of Process Driven Accreditation

Laundries accredited by the Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC) are the recipients of many advantages and benefits. The key benefit is process accreditation which provides assurance that the entire process with which the textile has come into contact with has been reviewed.

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