MISSION, KS — American Reusable Textile Association’s (ARTA) recently held a sold out Green Summit in Quebec City. Held from July 22-23, the Green Summit drew 130 attendees including international attendees from The Netherlands, South Africa and New Zealand. The education conference was the largest ARTA has held to date. Prior education conferences were held in 2006 in Indianapolis and 2008 in Durham, N.C.
VON ORMY, Texas — Leave it to one of the industry’s largest players to institutionalize Green operations.
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Employee Crushes Hand on Ironer
SOMMERVILLE, Mass. — A commercial laundry has been fined by OSHA after an employee’s had was crushed while lubricating the chain of an ironer that was running. The OSHA inspection found that the machine was not de-energized prior to the maintenance that was attempted. Royal Institutional Services Inc., has been cited by OSHA for four alleged violations of workplace safety standards. The laundry, owned by Angelica Corp., faces a total of $49,935 in proposed fines.