Article Library

As a membership benefit, ALM members can earn contact hours by reading articles previously published in the ALM Journal and other publications, then taking a quiz. To earn contact hour credit, click on the link of the article, read it, then after completion, select the corresponding quiz. Members must sign in to access the quizzes. Complete each question and follow the instructions provided. Your quiz will be submitted electronically to ALM and you will receive confirmation on the next regular business day. If you fail to receive confirmation, please contact the ALM Professional Development Manager.

Article Description
Classification   Article Quiz
1. Linen Management: System Review Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
2. Dryers Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz Part 1
Quiz Part 2
5. Cleaning Chemistry: The Five Factors Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
6. How to Select a Resilient Floor Finish General   Article Quiz Part 1
Quiz Part 2
8. Scabies: Effects, Treatments, and Prevention General   Article Quiz
9. Hospitality Linens Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
10. Dealing with Difficult People Part I General   Article Quiz
11. Dealing with Difficult People Part II General   Article Quiz
13. Written Communications: Choosing Words Wisely General   Article Quiz
16. Stain Removal Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
18. Preventing Allergic Reactions: Natural Rubber Latex in the Workplace General   Article Quiz
20. Continuous Improvement Question Experiment...See! Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
21. Problem Water? The Effect of Water on Laundry & Linen Management Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
23. Stranded No More: Bridging Your Islands of Information Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
24. Jail Personnel and Decontamination Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
25. HIPPA Compliance: Implications for ALM Members Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
28. Whiteness Index and the ALM Test piece Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
29. Ergonomics in the Laundry and Linen Industry Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
32. Selecting Emergency Eyewash Stations: Five Main Elements of an Emergency Eyewash Program Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
35. The Wash Process Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
36. Recycling Systems in Laundries: A Case Study Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
37. CHG: Laundry Friend or Foe? Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
38. Microfiber Mops: A Sweeping Change Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
39. Infection Control In Correctional Laundries Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
40. Decipher the Maze of Regulations: Operating in Compliance Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
41. A Guide to Laundry Contracts Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
42. Managing the Human Factor in Laundry Productivity Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
43. Handling Linens Exposed to Hazardous Drugs Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
44. Recovering from Poor Service: Developing a Service Recovery Program for Your Business General   Article Quiz
45. Paying for Chemicals: Let Me Count the Ways Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
46. Infection Control Concerns and Recycled Laundry Wastewater Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
47. Performance Textiles: Their Applications Today Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
48. Ozone Puts the Washroom on a Diet Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
49. Housekeeping Rags: A New Approach to Ragout Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
50. Bloodborne Pathogens Requirements in Hospitality Laundry Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
51. Design and Construction of a Healthcare Laundry Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
52. MRSA: A Growing Problem for Corrections Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
53. Managing MRSA in the Laundry Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
54. Linen Service Considerations Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
55. Chemistry Formulas for Hospitality Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
56. A Culture of Safety General   Article Quiz
57. Prion Diseases: A Review for Linen Mangers in Healthcare Facilities Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
58. Tuberculosis and the Laundry Manager in the 21st Century Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
59. Ergonomics ROI: Impacting Workers' Compensation Costs, Productivity, Quality, and Revenue Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
60. Job Hazard Analysis: Be a Safety Detective Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
61. Lessons Required for the Laundry Business of Tomorrow Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
62. Today's Healthcare Economy: The Impact on Laundry Services Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
63. Preventive Maintenance: Pay Now or Pay Later Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
64. Competency Based Training General   Article Quiz
65. Hardwired for Excellence: A Collaborative Solution to Linen Utilization Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
66. Paneling Makes a Come Back Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
67. Cleaning up in a Tough Economy General   Article Quiz
68. Houston...We have a problem: Learning How to Succeed From Our Short Falls General   Article Quiz
69. The Evolution of the Co-Op Laundry Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
70. Averting Hazards General   Article Quiz
71. Health Care Laundry: A Higher Standard of Clean Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
72. Calculating Cost Per Use Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
73. Cotton is Gold Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
74. OSHA and Recordkeeping: A Four Step Solution Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
75. Corporate Sustainability: A Journey to Profitability Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
76. Lockout/Tagout Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
77. Performance Paradox Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
78. Quality Textiles: Maintaining an Environment of Excellence Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
79. Bloodborne Pathogens and Training Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
80. Creating Success: Motivating Your Workforce to Achieve Higher Customer Satisfaction General   Article Quiz
81. Management by Numbers: Soil Weight Percentage Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
82. Radiation Medicine: Exercising Caution While Dispelling the Myths Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
83. Building Quality into Your Laundry Operation Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
84. Employee Engagement: Improving Participation in Safety General   Article Quiz
85. Strategic Planning: Creating Value, Growth, and Motivation General   Article Quiz
86. Laundry's Impact on Surgical Instrument Damage Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
87. How Are Your Social Skills? Social Networking in Business General   Article Quiz
88. Expect the Unexpected: Anticipating the "Worst Case Scenario" Can Ensure Success Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
89. Can't Get No Satisfaction? HCAHPS and the Impact of Linens Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
90. Checkmate Safety: OSHA Global Harmonization System Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
91. Improving Efficiency Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
92. Man vs. Machine: Training in the Age of Automation Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
93. Money in Your Pocket: Compliance with OSHA's Bloodborne Pathogen Standard Pays Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
94. Critical Thinking General   Article Quiz
95. In Search of Leaders General   Article Quiz
96. Keys to Success: Setting Hospitality Par Levels Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
97. Mission Impossible: Clean Linen from a Dirty Facility Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
98. Performing a Stain Audit Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
99. Quality in Production: The Human Factor General   Article Quiz
100. Everything That Glitters Isn't Gold: Prep for Major Equipment Purchasing Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
101. New Standard for Green Laundry GS-51 Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
102. Averting Disaster: Disaster Plan...Maintaining is Key General   Article Quiz
103. Keeping it Clean: The Clean Side of Laundry Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
104. Keeping Pace with Infection Control in Long Term Care Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
105. How to Enhance Associate Retention through Training and Development General   Article Quiz
106. Linen Life, Replacements and Rejects: The Revolving Door Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
107. Hospitality Laundry - Five Areas to Watch Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
108. Healthcare's Redesign: What Does it Mean to Our Industry? Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
109. Developing "Super Managers" General   Article Quiz
110. Treating HLSD: Has Your Property Been Diagnosed with Hotel Laundry Staffing Disorder? Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
111. Eliminating Waste from Your Organization: How Understanding Lean Six Sigma Can Help You
Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
112. Onboarding: The Importance of Organizational Socialization
General   Article Quiz
113. Demystifying the Wash Process Laundry/Linen
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114. Big Savings in Small Packages: Boiler Selection and Maintenance Laundry/Linen
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115. The Bottom Line: Value Analysis and Textiles Laundry/Linen
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116. Letting Money Go Down the Drain? How Preventive Maintenance Pays Off Laundry/Linen   Article
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117. Turning Perception into Reality: Creating a Brand Through Packaging and Marketing General   Article
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118. Behind the Mask: Uncovering the Secrets of a Good Customer Service Manager General   Article
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119. Fighting a New Biological Battle: Safeguarding Against CREs
Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
120. Small Wonders or Big Headaches: The Use of Nanotechnology in Antimicrobial Textiles
Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
121. Is it Time to Chip In? RFID Technology
Laundry/Linen   Article
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122. Playing the Game: Gamification as Training Strategy
General   Article Quiz
123. New Year's Resolution: Layoffs
General   Article Quiz
124. On Guard While on the Work Site: Violence in the Workplace
General   Article Quiz
125. Reuse or Refuse: Reusable vs Disposable OR Textiles
Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
126. Exploring Disinfecting Options for Healthcare Laundry Laundry/Linen   Article Quiz
127. The Lament of Lint Laundry/Linen   Article  Quiz
128. Temporary Workers, Permanent Concern: How to Ensure Safety and Compliance for an Ever-Changing Workforce Laundry/Linen   Article  Quiz
129. Winning the Talent Wars General   Article  Quiz
130. The Standard of Success: Guest Satisfaction Laundry/Linen   Article  Quiz
143. New FDA Guidance on Healthcare Gowns: Changes and Clarity Laundry/Linen   Article  
144. The Standard of Success: Guest Satisfaction Laundry/Linen   Article  
145. Delivering the Goods: Key Factors in Linen Distribution Models Laundry/Linen   Article  
146. Success Story: Keeping the Laundry and Making it Work Laundry/Linen   Article  
147. One Size Does Not Fit All: Tailoring Laundry Contracts to Your Needs Laundry/Linen   Article  
148. Maintaining Patient Slings: How to Make Sure a Healthcare Boon isn't a Laundry Headache Laundry/Linen   Article  
149. Making Data Driven Safety Decisions: OSHA's New Reporting & Injury Rules General   Article  
150. Preventing Laundry Fires Laundry/Linen   Article  
151. Redesign or Build? Invest in Expansion? These Are the Questions... Laundry/Linen   Article  
152. How Decisions Impact the Big Picture in Hospitality Laundry/Linen   Article  
153. Implementing Evidence-Based Practice in Policies and Procedures Laundry/Linen   Article  
154. Safety Committees: A Fix or Fixture? Laundry/Linen   Article