Laundry Flow Diagram
Cross contamination between laundered and soiled garments is of serious concern and closely monitored under our quality assurance program, We follow the world best laundering practices. Master Cleaners are passionate about adherence to these best practices and operates a two tier process to ensure full compliance.
All Master Cleaner’s laundering solutions and services are segregated into two clean working Areas, namely LOW-CARE for soiled garments and HIGH-CARE for clean garments. Of paramount importance is that there should be no overlap or compromise between the two processes. Our laundering services are audited on a regular basis to ensure that the highest standards are consistently maintained.
Master Cleaners and QUALITY
Master Cleaners understands that quality of service is one of the most important factors in our clients business. From the hygiene laundry prospective we assist our clients by managing the following hazards that may occur in the laundry and garment industry:
- Physical Hazards
Any lose item that should not be on the garments or that can contaminate food.
- Microbial Hazards
Pathogens that survive the laundering process. Germs and Bacteria that can make people ill.
- Chemical Hazards
Laundry chemicals that are used while washing the garments.
Master Cleaner manages Quality and potential hazards by making strict use of the following processes and procedures:
- Supplier Quality assurance, professional hygiene laundry service.
- Follow our unique quality management system.
- Good Laundry practices relating to complete supply chain of Laundry operations.
- Dual Disinfection, Thermal and Chemical.
- All chemicals are sourced from accredited manufacturers.
- Laundry flow diagram. Dividing the laundry into HIGH-CARE and LOW-CARE areas.
- On-going training and retention of laundry staff.
- Monthly audits of each On Premises Laundry.
- Make use of Thermal and Chemical Disinfection in the washing process.
- All washing programs are optimised per client and programmed into the industrial washers which cannot be altered by the laundry staff.
- All chemicals used in the laundries are manufactured by accredited manufacturers.
- Chemical dosing quantities are well defined by a chemical specialist to eliminate the risk of under or over dosing.
- Liquid chemicals are controlled by automated chemical dosing pumps to ensure the correctness of the dosages.
- The various chemical products used in the washing process ensures that the optimal chemical disinfection is achieved without damaging or destroying the garments.
- The washing temperature will vary from 35°c to 85°c depending on the type of soiling that needs to be removed for example proteins, fats, oils and solid.
- The tumble drying process is the final critical control point in the laundry washing process.
- This is where the thermal disinfection takes place. The garments are dried at 85 °c for a period of 40 minutes where after the garments are hung in the clean garments area (High Care), ready for dispatch.
The Quality Management system ensures that we supply the best possible industrial hygiene laundering services to all our respected customers.