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Safety Tip of the Week – A Safe Workplace – Is a Clean Workplace

Safety Tip of the Week – A Safe Workplace – Is a Clean Workplace

Effective housekeeping can eliminate some workplace hazards and help get a job done safely and properly. Poor housekeeping frequently contributes to accidents by hiding hazards that cause injuries. Effective housekeeping is an ongoing operation: it is not a hit-and-miss cleanup done occasionally. Periodic “panic” cleanups are costly and ineffective in...

Safety Tip of the Week – A Clean Worksite is a Safer Worksite

Safety Tip of the Week – A Clean Worksite is a Safer Worksite

To some people, the word ‘housekeeping’ calls to mind cleaning floors and surfaces, removing dust, and organizing clutter. In the workplace, ‘good housekeeping’ is the term used for keeping the worksite clean, neat, and free of hazards that can cause injury. Never leave trash, garbage, or debris haphazardly around your work...

Weekly Safety Meeting – A Clean Worksite is a Safer Worksite

Weekly Safety Meeting – A Clean Worksite is a Safer Worksite

To some people, the word ‘housekeeping’ calls to mind cleaning floors and surfaces, removing dust, and organizing clutter. In the workplace, ‘good housekeeping’ is the term used for keeping the worksite clean, neat, and free of hazards that can cause injury. This isn’t just a matter of appearances – it’s...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Keep It Clean for Safety

Weekly Safety Meeting – Keep It Clean for Safety

Did you know that over 2/3 of all accidents involve housekeeping in some way, shape, or form? Approximately 2.5 million disabling injuries happen in the service industry every year with a cost of over 100 billion dollars. In one recent year, OSHA issued more than 1,100 citations for violations of...

Safety Tip of the Week – Keep It Clean for Safety

Safety Tip of the Week – Keep It Clean for Safety

Did you know that over 2/3 of all accidents involve housekeeping in some way, shape, or form? Approximately 2.5 million disabling injuries happen in the service industry every year with a cost of over 100 billion dollars. Housekeeping rules to remember are: Plan your work. Clean up after yourself. Pick...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Worksite Safety — Housekeeping

Weekly Safety Meeting – Worksite Safety — Housekeeping

Worksite Safety – Housekeeping In the workplace, ‘good housekeeping’ is the term used for keeping the worksite clean, neat, and free of hazards that can cause injury. This isn’t just a matter of appearances – it’s a serious safety issue. In fact, we can easily earn OSHA’s “seal of disapproval,”...

Safety Tip of the Week – Worksite Safety — Housekeeping

Safety Tip of the Week – Worksite Safety — Housekeeping

Worksite Safety – Housekeeping In the workplace, ‘good housekeeping’ is the term used for keeping the worksite clean, neat, and free of hazards that can cause injury. Housekeeping is a safety concern that is often overlooked or taken for granted. But far too many accidents happen because people don’t keep...

Safety Tip of the Week – Housekeeping III

Safety Tip of the Week – Housekeeping III

Housekeeping In the workplace, ‘good housekeeping’ is the term used for keeping the worksite clean, neat, and free of hazards that can cause injury. Housekeeping is a safety concern that is often overlooked or taken for granted. But far too many accidents happen because people didn’t keep their work areas...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Housekeeping III

Weekly Safety Meeting – Housekeeping III

Housekeeping In the workplace, ‘good housekeeping’ is the term used for keeping the worksite clean, neat, and free of hazards that can cause injury. This isn’t just a matter of appearances – it’s a serious safety issue. In fact, we can easily earn OSHA’s “seal of disapproval” – a citation...