A Good Way to Make Your Job Easier
Have you ever thought of ways to make your job easier? Perhaps you've wondered if someone could come up with better tools and equipment and simplified construction methods. But, there is another way too - one that not only makes a job easier, but safer -practicing good housekeeping.
Poor Housekeeping Causes Many Accidents
A nail in a scrapped two-by-four goes through a shoe and punctures a foot. A pile of trash catches fire. A cluttered walkway causes an employee to trip and fall. All these accidents are caused by poor housekeeping.
Results Can Range From a Slight Cut to a Lost Life
Some poor housekeeping accidents don't amount to much. A small cut, a scuffed elbow or a bruised leg. Others can have disastrous results involving the loss of life and property.
Once a Day or Once a Week Cleanup is Not Enough
Housekeeping is a continuing process in which everyone must participate throughout the work day. Let's see how we can eliminate some of the most common housekeeping problems that can cause accidents on the job.
Safe Housekeeping Pays Off! It's easier to work in a clean area than in a cluttered junk pile. And, as we have been stressing, a clean job means a safer job. Good housekeeping is up to each one of us.
5X5: Review any accidents or near misses that occurred from the past week.