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Weekly Safety Meeting – Good Housekeeping Is a Virtue!

Weekly Safety Meeting – Good Housekeeping Is a Virtue!

Good housekeeping is a very important safety concern. This should not be a surprise, especially when we consider all the many articles normally necessary in a productive work area. Even materials lying around could easily be ready to present troubling conditions. Items that are not normally considered hazardous can become...

Safety Tip of the Week – Good Housekeeping is a Virtue!

Safety Tip of the Week – Good Housekeeping is a Virtue!

We collect many articles to work within our work areas. Materials lying around can easily be ready to present us with some troubling conditions. Many items are not normally considered hazardous but can easily become hazardous especially when they might become trip, contact, puncture or splinter hazards. Best Practices to...

Safety Tip of the Week – Housekeeping Safety

Safety Tip of the Week – Housekeeping Safety

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 neat and...

Weekly Safety Meeting – Housekeeping Safety

Weekly Safety Meeting – Housekeeping Safety

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 for...

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...