Ecolab’s Textile Care business provides guidance and training to help organizations and commercial laundries follow correct processes and procedures to disinfect linens. In addition, our disinfectant solutions keep surfaces and facilities clean, ensuring linens stay clean from washing to end use. Our expert team is staying on top of the latest updates and can help your organization adopt new processes and comply with local regulations and guidance.
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Senior Program Leader, Textile Care Division, R&D Center
In this role, she is responsible for managing the Commercial Laundry Product Development Team and Technical Service Team for North America R&D. Angela has worked for Ecolab for 22 years in a variety of positions, and she has worked within the commercial laundry market for six years, providing technical support, research, and knowledge sharing to all of Textile Care’s customers. She is especially passionate about proper laundering and processing of healthcare linen and is an advocate for the importance of managing your healthcare linens throughout the entire linen flow cycle.
Q. What infection prevention methods should I follow in a Commercial Healthcare Laundry facility?
A. All linens in a Commercial Healthcare Laundry plant should be treated as if they are contaminated and universal handling precautions need to be followed.
Q. What is the CDC or WHO guidance for processing potentially contaminated linens?
A. Today, the CDC provides the following guidance for COVID-19 potentially contaminated linens: