Attorney’s for Cintas Corp. claim that the worker who fell into an industrial dryer and died in 2007 “consciously disregarded his training.”
Court filings this week in Tulsa federal court state that the worker received safety training and understood the correct process on how to clear laundry jams. The worker’s widow is suing Cintas. She claims plant managers encouraged her husband and co-workers to climb onto conveyors to dislodge clumps of clothes to move them into dryers. Cintas is asking for summary judgment without a trial.
A growing number of hotel chains are offering free ironing and other services to guests including free use of washers and dryers for guests to do their own laundry.
Omni Hotels has just joined the growing trend. The Omni program is a perk for frequent-guest program members.
JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — Goodwill Industries is a non-profit provider of education, training, and career services for people with disadvantages. Sodexho is a food service and facilities management company.
EAST BERLIN — Last Thursday, the only warship in the U.S. Navy with the motto “Never Forget” emblazoned on her bridge deck, sailed from New York City. It was headed for Atlantic Fleet headquarters in Norfolk, Va. and full-time duty with the U.S. Navy fleet.
FAIRWAY, Kan. – Two years since opening for business, 50 healthcare laundries have received accreditation from the Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC).
Quick Rinse - News From Around The World
Mac-Gray Corporation’s Lighten The Load™ Initiative
WALTHAM, Mass. — Mac-Gray Corporation, a provider of laundry facilities management services to multi-unit housing locations announced that it received the Carbonfund.org Foundation’s first annual For People and Planet award in the education category. Since Mac-Gray launched its Lighten the Load(TM) initiative in 2008 with Carbonfund.org, they have partnered with 29 academic institutions to offset more than 40 million pounds of carbon.
“This award highlights Mac-Gray’s commitment to environmental sustainability. Our Lighten the Load™ initiative is helping to reduce the carbon footprints of college and university laundry programs, while educating students on the benefits of being ‘green’ in the laundry room,” said Stewart G. MacDonald, Mac-Gray’s chief executive officer.