Spin Cycle Laundromats is an independent, locally and family-owned small health care laundry service provider on the North Shore of Boston. We offer excellent quality and reliable service with built-in redundancies in multiple facilities. We specialize in laundry service for customer-owned uniforms, lab jackets, scrubs and other items for small to medium sized dental practices.
❝Spin Cycle Laundromats does a great job on our lab coats! They are nicely washed and hung every week for us.❞
Dr. Paul Gangi, DMD
Below are some frequently asked questions under the Occupational Safety and Health Act of 1970 (OSH Act) on the requirements of 29 CFR 1910.1030, Occupational Exposure to Bloodborne Pathogens.
Q. What does OSHA mean by the term "contaminated laundry"?
A. Contaminated laundry means laundry which has been soiled with blood or other potentially infectious materials or may contain sharps.
Q. How should contaminated laundry be handled?
A. Contaminated laundry shall be handled as little as possible with a minimum of agitation. Contaminated laundry shall be bagged or containerized at the location where it was used and shall not be sorted or rinsed in the location of use.
Q. Are employees allowed to take their protective equipment home and launder it?
A. Employees are not permitted to take their protective equipment home and launder it. It is the responsibility of the employer to provide, launder, clean, repair, replace, and dispose of personal protective equipment.
With our attention to detail, dedicated full-time laundry team, technology employed, and customized service flexibility, our goal is not to meet but rather exceed the needs and expectations of our independent dental practice clients.
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978-683-6058 OR 781-245-9794