In just 60 years, Pellerin Milnor Corporation has grown from a small New Orleans company to a leader in manufacturing commercial laundry machinery. This year, the Milnor family celebrates its 60th year of producing high-quality, durable, reliable laundry machinery.
Woodbourne, NY – She may have to supervise 23 felons incarcerated for crimes ranging from drug dealing to rape and murder, but Sandy Baum likes her job. Baum is the laundry supervisor at Woodbourne prison; a medium security facility situated 90 miles north of New York City in the Catskills. "You have to earn their respect and then it's OK," she says.
EVANSTON, IL, —Just nine months since opening for business, more than 40 healthcare laundries have signed up for accreditation from the Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC). To date, 11 laundries have received accreditation and another 30 are in the process of preparing for the inspection that will qualify them for accreditation.
HLAC’s mission is to publish high standards for laundering healthcare textiles, and to provide an inspection and accreditation process that recognizes those laundries that meet these high standards. The decision to become accredited is completely voluntary.
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Got Bedbugs? Help Is Here
ST. PAUL, Minn. — Ecolab Inc. and the American Hotel & Lodging Educational Institute (AHLEI) launched the www.bedbugtoolkit.com, a free online resource to help hotel owners and operators stop bed bugs before they spread. The kit features downloadable materials on how to train staff to detect bed bugs early and actions to take when they suspect a guest room is infested. The digital toolkit includes a fact sheet about how bed bugs spread, their life-cycle and where they like to hide; a poster on bed bug detection; an instructional video showing where to inspect for bed bugs and what signs to look for; and a convenient pocket card for housekeeping staff with directions on how to inspect a room and what to do if bed bugs are found.