Laundry Processing

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Follow defined OH&S Policies and procedures including:

  • Manual Handling Procedures
  • Safe Operating Procedures
  • Safe disposal of sharps and foreign objectives
  • Personal Protective Equipment

Separate soiled and clean areas

Protective clothing worn in soiled area

Trolley Separation soiled and clean

Hand washing stations between soiled and clean areas

Washing Machines must achieve thermal or chemical disinfection and meet Australian Standards AS4146

For thermal disinfection, all items should be processed in a cycle that reaches 65°C for at least ten minutes.