Section 713-2.12 - Linen services

713-2.12 Linen services.

(a) If linen is to be processed on the site, the following shall be provided:

(1) A laundry processing room with commercial-type equipment that can process seven days' needs within a regularly scheduled work week. Handwashing facilities shall be provided.

(2) A soiled linen receiving, holding and sorting room with handwashing facilities.

(3) Storage for laundry supplies.

(4) A clean linen inspection and mending room or area.

(5) A clean linen storage, issuing and holding room area.

(6) A janitors' closet containing a floor receptor or service sink and storage space for housekeeping equipment and supplies.

(7) Sanitizing facilities and storage area for carts. The sanitizing facilities may be combined with those required for dietary facilities.

(b) If linen is processed off the site, the following shall be provided:

(1) A soiled linen holding room.

(2) Clean linen receiving, holding, inspection and storage room(s).

(3) Sanitizing facilities and storage area for carts. The sanitizing facilities may be combined with those required for dietary facilities.

Effective Date: 
Wednesday, December 29, 2010
Doc Status: 
Complete