60% of medical uniforms test positive for potentially dangerous bacteria.1
Are medical uniforms disguising an unseen problem?
A professional healthcare-specific laundry wash process has deliberate steps to care for fabrics, while improving infection prevention practices. Sorting and separating soiled garments from linens, washing at precise temperatures and utilizing detergent formulas specific to healthcare laundry is important. And while a majority of healthcare professionals believe their garment hygiene is adequate, 60% of nurses’ and doctors’ uniforms have been found to carry dangerous bacteria2.
Gain back the confidence of clean.
Aramark shares in your commitment to advancing patient care and reducing the spread of infections. As a leader in infection prevention, we employ a science-based wash process that adheres to both CDC and OSHA requirements for bloodborne pathogens and meets EPA standards for disinfected laundry. Our sanitizing wash is 99.9% effective in reducing the following pathogens during the wash cycle:
- Staphylococcus aureus
- Methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
- Klebsiella pneumonia
- Psuedomonas aeruginosa
Bolster your infection prevention practices with a comprehensive solution.
The true value gained from helping to prevent infection isn’t revealed in high-sounding policies and placards. But rather perceptible steps taken to safeguard patients, visitors and staff – like using a sanitized laundry wash process for apparel and cleaning supplies. That’s why we routinely use our sanitizing wash process on your:
- Scrubs and lab coats
- Protective garments
- Patient apparel
- Towels and linens
- Microfiber high dusters, towels and floor pads