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What is BS EN 14065?

BS EN 14065 describes a management system for assuring the microbiological quality of processed textiles used in specifically defined sectors in which it is necessary to control microbiological contamination. The

Department of Health encourages the adoption of this standard for those operating laundries both in a commercial setting and within the NHS. This section describes for quality inspectors the standard and its relationship with Essential Quality Requirements (EQR).

What will BS EN 14065 do for me?

BS EN 14065 provides a structured framework for the security of processed textiles (inc. work clothing, bed linen, etc.) primarily used in the health and food sectors.  The framework includes:

The certification process

The certification process is in three simple steps:

Application for certification:

Stage 1 - a basic audit to check whether the organisation is in a state of readiness for the stage 2 audit and involves the following:

Stage 2 - the purpose of this visit is to confirm that the quality management system fully conforms to the requirements of BS EN 14065 in practice and involves the following: