Certex: successful recertification of Wasserij (Laundry) Gaverland, The Netherlands

Recently Wasserij (Laundry) Gaverland in Alphen aan de Rijn in The Netherlands was re-certified for a period of three years. With a good outcome, because the certificate has been issued!

Laundry Gaverland can use the Certex Certificate quality management system. This demonstrated compliance with ISO 9001 and NEN-EN 14065 RABC, the standard that monitors specific hygiene risks within the laundry. The RABC standard can be seen as a counterpart to the HACCP standard known within the hospitality industry.

Certex® is the accredited international certification scheme provided in the Netherlands by FTN and internationally by CINET in the same framework as Cerclean®. CINET is the global non-profit association for the PTC Industry and provider of a full package of E-learning and practical support to establish a Quality & Hygiene Handbook for Certex® and Cerclean® audits.

Certex® benchmark since years!
In the Netherlands Certex® acquired a solid position in industrial textile service. Based on the international acknowledged standards ISO9001:2015 and EN 14065 “Textiles – Laundry processed textiles – Biocontamination control system”. Certex® is developed by the Dutch association for textile service companies together with the Dutch union for quality in hospitals. The established requirements and criteria, with specific values for microbial contamination, were adopted by the Dutch Working Group Infection Prevention in the guideline “Linnen in Hospitals”.

Get started with Cerclean®!
The development of such a complete and effective quality and hygiene management system is challenging. To help companies CINET developed Cerclean®, a comprehensive program offering full support to enable anyone to gain essential knowledge. By following the step-by-step approach, a comprehensive quality management and hygiene management system is implemented. A system tailored to the individual company, processes and customers in various market segments in which they operate.