EN 14065 – Textiles Laundry Process and Biocontamination Controls

Medical, Healthcare and Pharmaceutical sectors are increasingly asking laundry providers to have certification for the standard, as it sets out a number of process control requirements that a laundry must implement and monitor in its daily operations, such as:

  • Identifying and recording potential biocontamination hazards
  • Assessing risks and potential impacts
  • Setting up a team responsible for the system and controls
  • Implementing and operating the system
  • Putting in place monitoring systems
  • Recording results and non-conformance with systems
  • Reviewing the effectiveness of the system completing internal audits

How can EN 14065 can benefit your laundry service?

  • Helps to win new customers by demonstrating compliance and quality
  • Reduces the likelihood of contamination and litigation claims
  • Improves customer service and processing of textiles
  • Integration BS EN 14065 with other ISO and BS standards such as ISO 9001, ISO 14001 and ISO 45001
  • Internal processes are regularly monitored, leading to improvements
  • Reduces energy consumption through tolerances and control saving money

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