39.8. Laundries and Dry Cleaning Operations Checklist.

39.8.1. Are plumbing and appliances installed IAW AFI 32-1066, Backflow Prevention Program?
Reference 39.2.4

39.8.2. Are signs prominently displayed reminding workers to wash their hands after using toilet
facilities? Reference 39.2.6 AFI91-203 15 JUNE 2012 819

39.8.3. Is ingestion and preparation of food items prohibited in working areas? Reference 39.2.7

39.8.4. Are separate areas provided for processing clean and dirty clothing? Reference 39.2.8

39.8.5. Is proper ventilation provided to remove hazardous vapors and excess moisture from the
facility? Reference 39.2.10

39.8.6. Are all machine safety devices in place and properly maintained? Reference 39.2.13

39.8.7. Are workers instructed as to the hazards of the work? Reference

39.8.8. Are workers made aware of the required health/safety controls to include PPE? Reference

39.8.9. Are workers informed of the hazards of touching their skin after exposure to dirty clothing?
Reference 39.3.6

39.8.10. Are BE approved hearing protection devices used when engineering and/or administrative
controls are not feasible? Reference 39.4.3

39.8.11. Are facility fire detection and protection devices in place and operating properly? Reference

39.8.12. Are fire detection and protection devices tested on a periodic basis IAW appropriate
references? Reference 39.5.1

39.8.13. Are floors in dry cleaning rooms fire resistant and covered with solvent resistant materials?
Reference 39.5.4

39.8.14. Are all lint traps and collection points cleaned at the end of each day? Reference 39.6.2

39.8.15. Are hazardous and flammable materials stored IAW Chapter 22 requirements?

39.8.16. Is contaminated laundry from a health care facility received in impervious laundry bags?
Reference 39.7.2

39.8.17. Are workers trained on the special precautions for handling of contaminated articles?
Reference 39.7.3

Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.