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OSHA Form Changes

OSHA Form

OSHA has modified the requirement for filing the Form 300 Injury and Illness Records to OSHA. Below is a breakdown of your responsibilities under the rule. 1-9 Employees You are exempt from ...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 11/30/2017 1:25:50 PM
 

Cleaning Sofa Cushion Covers

sofa cushions

Take caution when customers ask you to clean sofa cushion covers. Some upholstery fabrics are coated with latex or a similar material on the reverse side. This coating gives the shell fabric added bod...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 11/29/2017 10:42:44 AM
 

100% Linen Shirts

Linen Shirt

If you're having trouble processing 100% linen shirts try a hot head press. Steam air finishing equipment will not give the desired hard finish required for most cellulose fabrics such as linen. F...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 11/16/2017 11:30:58 AM
 

Finishing Acetate

Microscopic Acetate

Fabrics containing acetate fibers, such as those shown in the microscopic image, require special precautions in the care process. Sometimes dull areas appear on garments containing acetate after finis...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 11/3/2017 12:18:35 PM
 

Cleaning Antiques

Antique Gown

Antique items often have sentimental and monetary value. DLI highly recommends asking customers about their expectations on how the item should look after cleaning. This is also a great time to descri...

Posted By Harry Kimmel | 11/2/2017 9:46:43 AM
 
 

 
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