Universal Linen Service Earns Hygienically Clean Cert.


Universal Linen Services, a family owned and operated linen provider headquartered in London, Kentucky, has been has been certified Hygienically Clean for Healthcare, according to a news release. This certification reflects this laundry’s commitment to best management practices (BMPs) in laundering as verified by on-site inspection and their capability to produce hygienically clean textiles as quantified by ongoing microbial testing.

The Hygienically Clean Healthcare certification confirms the organization’s continuing dedication to infection prevention, compliance with recognized industry standards and processing healthcare textiles using BMPs as described in its quality assurance documentation, a focal point for Hygienically Clean inspectors’ evaluation. The independent, third-party inspection must also confirm essential evidence that:

·         Employees are properly trained and protected

·         Managers understand regulatory requirements

·         OSHA-compliant

·         Physical plant operates effectively

Congratulations to Universal Linen Service on their certification,” said Joseph Ricci, TRSA president and CEO. “This achievement proves their commitment to infection prevention and that their laundry takes every step possible to prevent human illness.”