Hello, and thanks for many replies.
As I stated in my original post, we have already been in contact with an ISO-certified provider of said services. In reality we have been in contact with several providers, all certified, and continued talks with two of them. The problem with this is the price / year they require to provide this service. During the sertification-process, if I were to choose the simple sollution at every point in the process, we would end up loosing money after the sertification-process is complete, and would not be able to keep producing products for more than a couple of years.
Its a ballpark estimate of around €80 000 / year.
To answer some of your questions, and hopefully you will play the ball back to me, this is the system I am thinking about setting up:
1. Dedicated laundry room within the plant, seperated from everything else.
2. Lockers in hallway outside of wardrobes, where the clean clothes is stored after washing.
3. Employees pick up clean shift of clothes, moves into wardrobe, changes and put their private clothes into their private lockers inside wardrobe.
4. After shift has ended, employees put used clothes into laundry bins standing in hallway outside of lockers.
5. Dedicated laundry-employee (who also has other cleaning jobs on the plant) will collect laundry bins every day, and wash clothes in laundry room. Fold them according to size, and put them back into lockers for clean clothes.
We would have to:
1. Regularly check clothes for micro / bacteria
2. Regularly check employees private lockers (but this last point we would anyway have to do, because of other rules in the FSSC sertification process. For example there is not allowed to store food in lockerrooms. There is not allowed to store any equipment from production in locker rooms. A problem we currently know we have.)
I am not finished with my calculations on this, but it seems to me that you can do this with under half the costs of using an ISO-certified washer. Probably closer to 1/3 or 1/4. I will show my calculations in this forum when I am complete.
Kind regards, Gard Valaker