Start A Laundry Business In Dubai

Thursday July 25, 2019

How to Start a Laundry Business in Dubai?

Do you want to start a laundry business in Dubai? You should have a detailed knowledge of everything related to your business. There are some general requirements that you should consider when you are going to initiate your laundry business.

The License of a laundry fall under the professional license. The scope of the laundry License will be defined as below:

Business Activity Description: “Includes automatic and manual laundries which undertake washing clothes, curtains, bedsheets, small carpets, mattresses, leather clothes, and products.”

Laundries whether as standalone facilities or as a component of a larger establishment such as hotel, pose special safety and waste disposal problems. Following guideline outlines the Public Health and Safety Department protection and safety requirements for laundries.

General Requirements for Laundry in Dubai

Let’s see what the general requirements for Laundry Business are:

  • All the things should keep clean such as the washrooms, working area, exhausts, curtains, pantry area, also, corners of the wall, under the sink, cabinets, drawers, and ironing table, etc. All it can be done for effective disinfection and cleaning to make sure the cleanliness in the working place.
  • In the working area of the Laundry business in Dubai, cooking and sleeping are not allowed.
  • There should be no smoking sign at the entrance of your business.
  • The contact numbers should be present in case of emergency.
  • There should be clean cloth that is used for ironing all the times.
  • There must be no food products in the working area of Laundry
  • Personal stuff and unused or unwanted things must not be kept in the working section.
  • Curtain / Sofa / Chairs that constitute non-absorbent material should not be present in the working place.

Machine and Workers Guideline

For a Laundry in Dubai, regular checks and care should be done for all the machines. There should be regularly checking for the rollers that are used to press the long sheets. There are extra stop switches present for stopping the machine in an emergency situation. The pinch present at the sides of the rolls must be long enough.

The workers and other dirty clothes should be careful while coming in contact with the mouth or eyes, or any other part of the body where there is a scrape or scratch. Without washing their hands, they should not touch the clothes. There should be a course of action to take specific actions in case of any emergency.

Storage of Chemicals Guideline

The chemicals used for Laundry should be stored in separate space classifying them as flammable, harsh and incompatible. There should be material safety data that you can follow.

  • The bleaches should be different from all other rags and chemicals; other flammable or lubricant materials. The containers containing the chemicals should be written off properly.
  • The working place of Laundry business should offer the following:
  • The Laundry carts or baskets should be marked for the unwashed as well as the washed clothes.
  • There is an adequate number of baskets, as well as carts, are available.
  • There should be a sufficient number of racks and tables for clean clothes present.
  • First aid box full of medicines should be available.
  • The ceramic hand wash basin must be there with liquid hand soap.
  • Also, there must be a waste bin present for waste group.

I hope you have now got an idea of important things before you are going to start a laundry business in Dubai.

Collection and Disposal of Waste

  • Laundry west must not be discharged to soak away system. Waste can be collected and discharged under a trade waste agreement to the sewage system or treated on-site and recycled.
  • Permission must be obtained from the Public Health and Safety Department for disposal of wastewater.
  • Equipment and practice which minimize the generation of waste, water will save both raw water and disposal costs.
  • Empty Chemical Containers shall be punctured on the premises so that the drum is not suitable for reuse by outsiders.

This article has focused on the scope of the laundry business, requirement and guideline from the Public Health and Safety Department. If you are interested to start a Laundry Business in Dubai Contact us