Face masks, vest, gloves and safety shoes in use

Eye wash station reachable within 10 seconds or 15 metres

Fire extinguishers reachable within 10 seconds or 15 metres

First aid kit reachable within 10 seconds or 15 metred

Soil mats Sorting

Sorting logic in place

Platform scale in place

Make and model

Maximum weight per load in kg

Wash cycle duration in mins

Detergents free from optical brightening agents, oxidizing bleach and chlorine

Detergents pH are between 6 to 10

Recycled, Reused or ozonated water are not use

Nylon and cotton mats wash temperature between 40 to 50 celsius

Rubber mats wash temperature below 60 celsius

Discharge strainer maintenance in place

Effluent waste discharge within limits

Make and model

Maximum weight per load in kg

Dry cycle duration in mins

Mats drying temperature between 60 to 80 celsius

Rubber mats are not tumble dried

Mats promptly removed from dryer upon completion

Lint trap maintenance in place

Quality control

Mats with wavy edges are removed from circulation

Mats with torn edges are removed from circulation

Extensively faded mats are removed from circulation

Mats with burnt marks are removed from circulation


Mats are stored flat or rolled fabric out only

Storage temperature between 10 to 40 celsius

Mats are stored away from direct or reflected sunlight

Repair (No longer warranted)

Only Milliken rubber repair compound is used

Repair press temperature between 150 to 175 celsius

Repair pressed under 5 mins for 1.1mm thick edging

Application fundamentals

Mats are not taped down

Objects are not placed on mats

Mats are not trimmed to fit

Mats are laid flat

Soiled mats are rolled fabric side in

Mats are not exposed to direct sunlight

Rubber mats with holes and drain channels are deployed in wet areas

Mats are deployed at the inside of washroom entrance

Head of laundry operations
Auditing officer
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.