Posts Tagged: HLAC

  • Handling Pharmaceutical Waste in Healthcare Laundry-Part III  

    Handling Pharmaceutical Waste in Healthcare Laundry-Part III  

    By Charlotte A. Smith and Gregory Gicewicz 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: What Healthcare Laundry Facilities

  • ARTA Awards at Clean

    ARTA Awards at Clean

    LAS VEGAS, Nev —The American Reusable Textile Association (ARTA) and the Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC) held their fourth Breakfast at Clean at the Las Vegas Convention Center during Clean ’17.  The event provides members and accredited laundries the opportunity to enjoy a hot meal and socialize before attending the Clean Show and its offerings.

  • ARTA/HLAC Breakfast at Clean

    ARTA/HLAC Breakfast at Clean

    ARTA and the Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC) are once again hosting Breakfast at Clean. When:   Tuesday, June 6 Time:    7:30 a.m. to 9 a.m. Where:  Las Vegas Convention Center, Rooms N223-226. The ARTA/HLAC Breakfast is a great opportunity for members and accredited laundries to stop by and enjoy a hot breakfast before attending Clean educational sessions and visiting the exhibits.

  • HLAC’s New Board Members

    HLAC’s New Board Members

    PLAINFIELD, IL ­- The Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC) has elected two new members to its board of directors: Jeffrey Courey, chief operating officer of George Courey Inc., a North American linen wholesaler; and Linda McCurdy, president and chief executive officer of K-Bro Linen Systems Inc., a Canadian provider of healthcare and hospitality laundry and linen services. Three

  • HLAC – 10 Years of Inspecting & Accrediting Healthcare Laundries

    HLAC – 10 Years of Inspecting & Accrediting Healthcare Laundries

    PLAINFIELD, Ill–The Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC) is marking its 10th year as a nonprofit organization that inspects and accredits laundries that process reusable textiles for hospitals, nursing home and other healthcare facilities – based on the highest, professionally recognized standards for patient safety and infection prevention. “Ten years is a milestone worth noting,” says

  • Mission Linen Lancaster Receives HLAC Accreditation

    Mission Linen Lancaster Receives HLAC Accreditation

    SANTA BARBARA, Calif. — Mission Linen Supply, a provider of rental and direct-sale linens and uniforms, supplies, and related services, announced its national accreditation from the Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC) for its facility in Lancaster, California. HLAC, a nonprofit organization, was formed as an independent third party to inspect and recognize laundries that process

  • HLAC — BOD Nominations

    HLAC — BOD Nominations

    PLAINFIELD, Ill. – Textile laundering is increasingly being held to higher standards in the healthcare industry – here’s your chance to make a difference. The Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC) has started the nomination process with a “Call for Candidates” for the 2017-2019 HLAC Board of Directors. Applications will be accepted immediately with a deadline