Today’s Environmental Compliance Costs: Insurance Archeology for the Laundry Industry
Cleveland, Tenn. — Bradley Rentals may not be a huge facility, but they’ve increased output in a big way by replacing a hand-held iron with an industrial flatwork ironer.
The recent terrible natural disasters witnessed, which have affected families and businesses alike, causing many to lose their homes and livelihoods, is a reminder that nothing should be taken for granted.
With the stock markets plummeting and the overlying fear of a deepening recession, most economic news today is not encouraging. Whether due to the trickle down or domino effect – economic woes are affecting our industry as a whole.
In the past, resident’s clothing in nursing homes was sorted by chance. This “sorting procedure” was inefficient and about 20 percent of the time, residents were given someone else’s clothing. Needless to say, there was a need for a more efficient means of clothing identification. Hence, the laundry marker was invented.
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Fire in Jail Laundry
DURHAM, N.C. — A fire in the laundry room at a County Jail in Durham damaged goods but required no evacuation. The fire, which originated in a dryer, damaged hundreds of uniforms. In addition to the lost goods, the jail’s laundry sustained water and smoke damage. The fire was extinguished by the sprinkler system that had been activated.