Press Garments & Linen


Prepare work activities

·         Tools and equipment are checked for good working condition and safety prior to use

·         Ironing board is adjusted to appropriate height

·         Iron is set to correct temperature

·         Hangers and sprays are prepared

·         Garments are checked for damage and suitability for pressing

·         Garments are sorted according to information and instructions on care labels before commencement of pressing activities

Press shirts and trousers

·         Shirt and trousers are checked for damage before commencement of pressing activities

·         Information and instructions on care label of shirts and trousers are read and followed throughout pressing process

·         Appropriate temperature setting of iron is adjusted to type of fabric of shirts and trousers

·         Shirts and trousers are pressed systematically and safely in accordance with procedure

·         Shirts and trousers are pressed without creases, straightened and flattened at joints, linings and seams

·         Iron is positioned correctly and safely in between ironing tasks

·         Shirts and trousers are folded or hanged according to standards after pressing

Press T-shirts and blouses

·         T-shirts and blouses are checked for damage before commencement of pressing activities

·         Information and instructions on care label of shirts and trousers are read and followed throughout pressing process

·         Appropriate temperature setting of iron is adjusted to type of fabric of t-shirt and blouses

·         T-shirts and blouses are pressed without creases, straightened and flattened at joints, linings and seams

·         Iron is positioned correctly and safely in between ironing tasks

·         T-shirts and blouses are folded or hanged according to standard after pressing

Press skirts and dresses

·         Skirts and dresses are checked for damage before commencement of pressing activities

·         Information and instructions on care label of shirts and trousers are read and followed throughout pressing process

·         Appropriate temperature setting of iron is adjusted to type of fabric of skirts and dresses

·         Skirts and dresses are pressed without creases, straightened and flattened at joints, linings and seams

·         Iron is positioned correctly and safely in between ironing tasks

·         Skirts and dresses are folded or hanged according to standards after pressing

Press Linen

·         Linen is checked for damage before commencement of pressing activities

·         Information and instructions on care label of shirts and trousers are read and followed throughout pressing process

·         Appropriate temperature setting of iron is adjusted to type of fabric of linen

·         Linen is pressed systematically and safely in accordance with procedure

·         Linen is pressed without creases, straightened and flattened at joints, linings and seams

·         Iron is positioned correctly and safely in between ironing tasks

·         Linen is folded or hanged according to standards after pressing

Reinstate work area

·         Iron is cooled and maintained before storage in designated place

·         Ironing board is folded, maintained and stored in designated area

·         Water is emptied from spray bottle (if used)

·         Hanged or folded garments/linen are placed in designated area