Prevent workplace Injuries with Good Housekeeping. Good Housekeeping in a work setting can help prevent injuries and improve productivity.
Poor housekeeping can be a cause of accidents, such as:
• Tripping over loose objects on floors, stairs and platforms.
• Being hit by falling objects.
• Slipping on greasy, wet or dirty surfaces.
• Striking against projection, poorly stacked items or misplaced materials.
• Cutting, puncturing, or tearing of the skin on projecting objects.
These types on injuries can be avoided by employing good house keeping. Good housekeeping is not just cleanliness. It includes:
• Keeping work areas neat and orderly.
• Maintaining halls and floors free of slip and trip hazards.
• Removing of waste materials (e.g., paper, cardboard) and other fire hazards from work areas.
• Paying attention to important details such as the layout of the whole workplace, aisles, and storage facilities.
When in doubt, always side with Safety.