Certification

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TRSA administers quantitative, third-party certification programs for linen, uniform and facility services companies and their management teams that build confidence in their processes and outcomes.

Why Get Certified

Linen, uniform and facility services customers are demanding increased professionalism, sustainability and cleanliness. Certification demonstrates your commitment to documenting and implementing best management practices that ensure your production processes and products are cost-effectively supplied, laundered and maintained while minimizing environmental impact, reducing waste and controlling infection.

  • Reflects positively on laundry management capabilities
  • Recognizes substantial effort
  • Builds public reputation and credibility

Hygienically Clean Certifications

  • Hygienically Clean Healthcare This certification reflects laundries’ commitment to best management practices (BMPs) in laundering as verified by third-party inspection and their capability to produce hygienically clean textiles as quantified by ongoing microbial testing. A laundry’s dedication to compliance and processing healthcare linens and garments using BMPs as described in its quality assurance documentation (QA) is confirmed. QA is the focus of inspectors’ evaluation of critical control points to minimize risk. Learn more.
  • Hygienically Clean Food Safety – This certification reflects laundries’ commitment to best management practices (BMPs) in laundering as verified by inspection and their capability to produce hygienically clean textiles as quantified by ongoing microbial testing. This certification confirms a laundry’s dedication to compliance and processing healthcare linens and garments using BMPs as described in its quality assurance documentation (QA). QA is the focus of inspectors’ evaluation of critical control points to minimize risk. This certification includes standards appropriate for laundering, maintaining and servicing linens and garments products for businesses where food is manufactured, processed or handled. These markets include animal processing, dairies, fruit/vegetable, bakeries, grain and other food and beverage segments.  Learn more.
  • Hygienically Clean Food Service – This certification recognizes textile services operations supplying the restaurant industry and other food service establishments. Certified laundries commit to cleanliness through third-party, quantified biological testing and inspection. This process eliminates subjectivity by focusing on outcomes and results that verify textiles cleaned in these facilities meet appropriate hygienically clean standards and best management practices for servicing full- and limited service restaurants, hotels, hospitals, educational institutions and other locations where food is handled and served. Learn more.
  • Hygienically Clean Hospitality – This certification reflects laundries’ commitment to best management practices (BMPs) in laundering as verified by inspection and their capability to produce hygienically clean textiles as quantified by ongoing microbial testing. A laundry’s dedication to compliance and processing healthcare linens and garments using BMPs as described in its quality assurance documentation (QA) is confirmed. QA is the focus of inspectors’ evaluation of critical control points to minimize risk. Learn more.

Clean Green Certification

Clean Green certification gives your company a competitive advantage and demonstrates its leadership in your community. More than 170 facilities nationwide have earned this designation, quantifying their commitment to greener, more sustainable operations and business practices. Learn more.

Individual Programs

Hygienically Clean e-Learning Certificate Program

Producing Hygienically Clean Textiles – provides supervisors, managers and other operations employees with a solid understanding of the best management practices (BMPs) for processing hygienically clean textiles (HCT) for healthcare, food safety, hospitality and food service. This interactive, self-paced course is user-friendly with links to videos, checklists and other resources.

Certified Professional Laundry Manager (CPLM)

Certified Professional Laundry Manager (CPLM) distinguishes your accomplished production, plant managers and general managers, providing evidence of their expertise and experience. Earning CPLM represents the culmination of a professional development and certification program that combines traditional classroom instruction with online training to provide 150+ hours of continuous management and production study. Learn more.

Media Releases & In the News

TRSA promotes the value and benefits of certfications earned by laundries adhering to BMP’s and standards enforced by independent inspectors.