Access our collection of downloadable documents and templates designed to simplify your processes and ensure compliance with HLAC accreditation requirements!

Cart Repair Log Example

Help track and document repairs made to laundry carts, ensuring they are maintained in good condition for safe use.

Cart Wash Concentration Log Example

Monitor and verify the correct concentration of cleaning solutions used in cart washing processes.

Clean Side Supervisors Daily Checklist Example

TOC and Retention Logs Example

A daily checklist for supervisors on the clean side to ensure all safety and quality protocols are consistently followed.

Soil Side Supervisors Daily Checklist Example

A daily checklist for supervisors on the soil side to maintain adherence to safety and contamination prevention measures.

Standards Docs Required Checklist

A comprehensive checklist of required documentation to ensure all standards are met for HLAC accreditation.

TOC and Retention Logs Example

Templates for maintaining thorough records of terms of condition (TOC) and retention logs for compliance and auditing purposes.

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HLAC Advises on Measures to Reduce Transmission of COVID-19

HLAC Advises on Measures to Reduce Transmission of COVID-19

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Microbiologic Sampling of Healthcare Linens

HLAC offers third-party certification of laundry facilities’ linen processes which includes facilities to implement routine microbiological and yeast/mold testing on its products.
Navigating the Intersection Where Healthcare Laundry and Infection Prevention Meet

Navigating the Intersection Where Healthcare Laundry and Infection Prevention Meet

The healthcare textile is the one common factor of every patient experience in their hospital or long-term facility encounter. Every patient’s skin will touch a sheet, towel, bed pad, washcloth, bedspread, or blanket. Not every patient will have physical contact with a physician, nurse or other clinician.
HLAC Names New Executive Director

HLAC Names New Executive Director

PLAINFIELD, IL ­– April 14, 2022 – The Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC) has named Kristen (Krissy) Thayer Executive Director, effective April 18. Thayer will replace longtime Executive Director Regina Baras, who has served in the role for almost 11 years and who is voluntarily stepping down.
Managing Pharmaceutical Waste: What Healthcare Laundry Facilities Need to Know

Managing Pharmaceutical Waste: What Healthcare Laundry Facilities Need to Know

Your clients should have a robust pharmaceutical waste management program!
The Value of Accreditation Within the New World of Healthcare Laundry

The Value of Accreditation Within the New World of Healthcare Laundry

The Ebola crisis served as a wake-up call for many in our industry. We’ve been reminded just how important preparation continues to be.
Benefits and Advantages of Process Driven Accreditation

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.
Testing of Reusable Textiles in Healthcare Facilities

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.
Recommended Practices in the Care  of Healthcare Laundry

Recommended Practices in the Care of Healthcare Laundry

Why institute industry-recommended practices in your healthcare laundry plant? You haven't had any complaints. You've passed your regulatory inspections. So why bother?
Proper Air Flow Critical To Healthcare Laundries

Proper Air Flow Critical To Healthcare Laundries

When it comes to quantifying how important proper air flow is to the operation of a healthcare laundry, the numbers speak for themselves.
Measure Quality From Laundry

Measure Quality From Laundry

Laundry service is a good barometer of how committed a healthcare facility is to overall quality. After all, if a facility compromises on laundry quality, will it also compromise on surgical procedures?
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