Posts Tagged: Gregory Gicewicz

  • Handling Pharmaceutical Waste in Healthcare Laundry – Part II

    Handling Pharmaceutical Waste in Healthcare Laundry – Part II

    By Charlotte A. Smith and Gregory Gicewicz    To pass inspection, the Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC) requires that a laundry facility meet specific standards related to its handling of pharmaceutical waste. These wastes are highly regulated. The regulations can oftentimes be challenging to understand, even for the expert. Recently, HLAC and the American Reusable Textile Association (ARTA) co-sponsored a webinar, “Managing Pharmaceutical Waste:

  • Laundry Regulation in NY – Industry Responds

    Laundry Regulation in NY – Industry Responds

    A report recently released by New York City Council Member Ritchie Torres and CLEAN NYC claims that improper laundering practices have occurred in Gotham City which led to unsafe and unhealthy conditions in area restaurants, hotels and hospitals. The report, “Irresponsible Industrial Laundries: A Major Public Health Threat” was cited as an impetus for a