In the April, 2008 issue of Laundry Today, Dr. Nate Belkin authored an article entitled “An Ounce of Prevention” that mentioned issues with Methicillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus (MRSA),
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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.