All cloth towels, robes, and similar items, except for those exposed to blood or body fluids as described in paragraph (D)(2) of rule 4713-15-03 of the Administrative Code, shall be laundered through a commercial laundry service or onsite, in a washing machine with laundry detergent used according to manufacturer's directions . Laundering shall be completed using hot water, and laundered items shall be dried prior to use. A hamper or receptacle with solid sides shall be provided for all soiled towels and linens.
Five Year Review (FYR) Dates: 11/30/2017 and 02/16/2023
Promulgated Under: 119.03
Statutory Authority: 4713.08(A)(20), 4713.08 (A)(15), 4713.08(A)(1)
Rule Amplifies: 4713.41, 4713.69, 4713.45, 4713.44
Prior Effective Dates: 11/1/1984, 9/5/1977, 12/17/1989, 1/26/1997, 4/1/2001, 11/2/2013