Bedding, Laundry, and Infection Prevention

A recent article from Health Europa examines the role of bedlinen handling and correct laundering practices to

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PPE Scarcity in the COVID-19 Pandemic Leads to Heightened Interest in Reusable Isolation Gown Programs

A recent article by the Association For Linen Management explores the heightened interest in reusable

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Concern About Disposable Surgical Gown Recall Prompts HLAC to Reinforce Awareness of Industry Best Practice in Sterility and Safety

Hospital and health care professionals have expressed renewed concern about the sterility and safety of

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Outsourcing: A Laundry List of Rewards

Weigh the pros (and cons) of in-house and outsourced linen services to determine the best

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Environmental Responsibility Trumps Convenience When It Comes To Hospital Textiles

Disposable textiles became popular in the 1960s when short-term convenience took priority over the long-term

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Rocco Romeo discusses pros and cons of in-house laundry vs. outsourcing

Not everyone outsources their linen cleaning. Some opt to do it in-house. Our own Rocco

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Study shows that C. difficile spores can be eliminated in laundering without use of chlorine bleach

Thanks to a recent study by ARTA (American Reusable Textile Association), it has been shown

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HLAC: Following WHO ‘Superbug’ List

The Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC) is encouraging its accredited laundries to remind their healthcare

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GREEN RESPONSIBILITY AWARD

PURPOSE: HLS Linen Services recognizes environmental stewardship and for outstanding demonstration of GREEN RESPONSIBILITY. AWARD: HLS provides

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The Benefits of Laundry Accreditation

The Benefits of Laundry Accreditation: An Owner-Operator’s Journey From Reluctance to All-Out Advocacy The first

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HLAC: Latest Report Linking ‘Dirty Laundry’ with C. difficile Redoubles Need for Heightened Awareness of Healthcare Laundry Facility’s Role in Infection Prevention, Patient Safety

The Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC) is calling for a heightened awareness and increased understanding

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The history of Soap

FROM THE BEGINNING TO TODAY. EARLY HISTORY. The earliest recorded evidence of the production of soap-like

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INTRODUCING MICROFIBER PRODUCTS

HLS Linen Services has introduced a new product line of Microfiber products including microfiber cleaning

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HLAC Board Members Address the IP Essentials Regarding Infection Prevention and Healthcare Textile Management

In an extensive interview, members of the Board of Directors of the Healthcare Laundry Accreditation

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60 Minutes Investigation

Anderson Cooper’s recent 60-Minutes investigation looks at what can happen when strict quality and safety

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HLAC Accreditation Standards Awarded the AHE Seal of Review and Recognition™

The Association for the Healthcare Environment (AHE) recently awarded its AHE Seal of Review and

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Get to know HLS

Get to know a little bit more about HLS, our team, culture, and strict standards

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DETAILED LINENS, UNIFORMS CLEANING PROTOCOL ESSENTIAL TO INFECTION CONTROL

VIA Nano Safe Coatings Infection Control Blog During our last consulting session at a hospital,

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CTV Ottawa: Ottawa company searches for little girl’s lost stuffed puppy

This is story to which many parents can relate. A young girl lost her favorite

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HLS Linen Services: Business World Magazine

Making the Most of Operational Knowledge HLS Linen Services thrives on recognizing its customers’ needs

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Customer Service, and Beyond

HLS has a long history of providing outstanding customer support. Our attention to detail and

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Canadian Business Journal: HLS Linen Services

In 1974, HLS Linen Services was established in Ottawa, as a centralised laundry cooperative between

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HLS Linen Services Receives North American Industry Accreditation

National Inspection assures customers that highest quality and safety standards are met  OTTAWA, ONTARIO—HLS Linen

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Fabricare Canada – HLS: A Laundry is Energized!

Let’s go back four years. At Ottawa’s Hospital Linen Services changes were needed. The technology

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