The Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC) is a nonprofit organization that inspects and accredits laundries that process reusable textiles for hospitals, nursing homes and other healthcare facilities.

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Diligence in Environmental Infection Prevention is Important to Maintaining the Quality of Laundered
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Recent News, Updates & Events

The Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC) said its HLAC Laundry Processing Monitoring ToolKit (PMTK) can be a highly effective resource for laundries taking extra precautionary measures amidst the current healthcare crisis.

The Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC) was cited by the Missouri Department of Corrections (DOC) in a statement to a St. Louis television station regarding the integrity of hospital laundry processed in Missouri prisons.




The HLAC Laundry Process Monitoring ToolKit™ is vastly different in scale from anything else currently available in the industry.

Learn what HLAC-accredited laundries and their healthcare customers have to say about HLAC accreditation. 

The AORN Seal of Recognition is confirmation that HLAC's accreditation standards have met AORN standards of excellence in safe patient care.


A member of the board of directors of the Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council (HLAC) recently weighed the advantages of reusable personal protection equipment (PPE) in healthcare facilities over disposable PPE, even in times of urgency.



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Important Notice About the HLAC Accreditation Program


An HLAC inspector’s assessment of a provider’s facility and processes for the production of hygienically clean reusable healthcare textiles is based on the integrated requirements, best practices, and guidance from diverse entities adopted by reference in the 2016 HLAC Accreditation Standards. HLAC inspectors are not certified as state or federal surveyors nor should compliance with HLAC Standards be interpreted as state or federal certified compliance with all state or federal regulations.  Neither are HLAC inspectors qualified to certify compliance with local regulations or the Authority Having Jurisdiction (AHJ). Laundries are typically inspected only once every three years but may be inspected more frequently.  The laundry undertakes to maintain the accreditation standards throughout the three years but HLAC makes no warranties to this effect.  HLAC DISCLAIMS ALL LIABILITY FOR THE ACTIONS OR OMISSIONS OF PARTICIPATING LAUNDRIES.


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Healthcare Laundry Accreditation Council

P.O. Box 1306
Plainfield, IL 60544
Tollfree: 855-277-HLAC (4522)
Phone: 815-436-1404
Fax: 815-436-1403