whatever is necessary to make the operation
OTHER LAUNDRY PERSONNEL
Other laundry personnel are responsible to the
supervisor for completing their assigned tasks.
They should be ready to pick up any slack that
may occur from a shortage in personnel.
Laundry personnel should also avoid safety
violations and use all equipment properly and
according to manufacturers instructions.
Throughout this chapter the importance of operat-
ing equipment properly is stressed along with
the consequences of operating equipment improp-
erly. Repeatedly the following facts emerge:
Laundry equipment will not perform
efficiently unless operated correctly, and if
operated incorrectly, it is easily damaged.
Replacements are expensive and not always
An efficiently operating laundry is vital to
the welfare and morale of the ships
The articles being laundered are valuable
and often not easily replaced if damaged
Faulty or careless operation can easily
injure operating personnel.
To keep track of laundry operations there are
certain logs you need to maintain. As a Ships
Serviceman third class, you should become
familiar with the following logs:
Bulk work log
Press deck log
Equipment maintenance log
Heat stress log
These logs are used to log laundry in and out,
record maintenance data on equipment, and record
temperatures in the laundry. The logs are main-
tained on a daily basis and should be readily avail-
able for any inspecting personnel. The ships store
officer reviews these logs weekly and initials them
BULK WORK AND PRESS DECK
Your bulk work and press deck logs are shown
in figure 5-2. As the receiving laundryman, you
Figure 5-2.Laundry bulk work and press deck logs.