Safe Supervisor Newsletter March 2018
Model Housekeeping Checklist
Benefits One of the simplest ways to protect workers from getting hurt on the job is with good housekeeping practices. For example, keeping floors clean and free of clutter will help reduce the likelihood of slips, trips, and falls.
Housekeeping & Hygiene
10 Things to Include in Your Workplace Housekeeping Policy
“Housekeeping“ The word just doesn’t work in an industrial setting. To your average worker, “housekeeping” summons up maids and parents scolding kids for leaving their socks on the floor. “Sanitation” and “hygiene” sound weightier but are just as off-putting to workers. But while finding the suitable word to convey may be a challenge, the concept itself is crucial. In addition to being a legal requirement (click here for the basic OHS requirements of each jurisdiction), effective housekeeping in the workplace is imperative to safety, productivity and profitability to the extent it: