Critical Obstacles: What Keeps Fleet Managers Up at Night?


Managing the fleet operations of linen, uniform and facility services companies comes with challenges that can generate stress and sleeplessness for fleet managers and other executives. Textile Services Weekly heard a lot about the difficulties confronting these managers during a panel discussion at the TRSA Fleet Summit in Baltimore.

Home-Wash Critique Powers TRSA Webpage on Healthcare Garments


TRSA has updated its 10-page white paper that portrays uniform rental as the superior risk-minimization option for healthcare wearers and their employers. Published initially in 2018, the updated Curbing the Infection Risk of Healthcare Garments factors pandemic-era research and consumer behavior into explaining why linen and uniform service laundering is more hygienic than home washing.

TRSA Annual Safety Survey Data Due March 1


Many companies have made great strides in reducing workplace illnesses and injuries, and from 2017 to 2021 the linen, uniform and facility services industry experienced across-the-board reductions in its injury and illness rates. Many TRSA members have reported fewer incidents, according to the 2022 TRSA Industry Safety Report. But not everyone is on the same improvement trajectory.

Two Summit Series Launching with New Virtual Format


To encourage more participation and engagement in a convenient format, TRSA is offering two virtual summit series this spring. The HR and Labor Management Summit Series will be held on April 20, 26 and May 3 from 1-3 p.m. EDT. The Health & Safety Summit Series will be held on three Wednesdays (May 17, 24 and 31) in May from 1-3 p.m. EDT Each afternoon will feature two 55-minute sessions with different topics and speakers.