Wash & Dry Garments & Linen


Prepare work activities

·         Soiled garments and linen contained in laundry baskets or holding areas are identified and brought to washing area or washing machine

·         Tools, equipment and supplies are checked for good working condition and safety prior to use, faulty ones are identified and informed

Sort garments and linen

·         Check garments and linen for damage and suitability for washing

·         Stains and heavy soilages are identified and separated for stain removal or separate wash load

·         Sort and prepare for washing according to colors; types of garments and linens; fabric materials; instructions on care labels

Wash garments and linen

·         Soiled garments and linen required hand wash are scrubbed and rinsed in accordance with procedure and standard

·         Soiled garments and linens requiring machine wash are loaded into washing machine in accordance with procedure and standard

·         Washing machine is handled according to manufacturer's specifications

·         Garments and linen are washed systematically and safely

Dry garments and linen

·         Washed garments and linen are hung on hangers/bamboo sticks for sunning according to procedures and standards

·         Washed garments and linen requiring drying in a dryer are handled according to procedures and standards

·         Dryer is handled correctly and safely in accordance with procedures and manufacturer's specifications

Reinstate work area

·         Washed and dried garments and linen are hung, folded or prepared for ironing and placed in designated area

·         Washed and dried garments and linen are inspected for cleanliness and defects

·         Tools and equipment used for washing and drying garments and linen are reinstated