The main objective of this session is to emphasize the importance of good housekeeping and explain what it really involves. By the time this session is over, you should be able to, recognize the importance of good housekeeping, understand housekeeping responsibilities, develop good housekeeping habits, identify and eliminate housekeeping hazards, and help prevent workplace fires and accidents.
Why “Good Housekeeping” Matters:
- Good housekeeping helps prevent accidents and keeps everyone safe on the job.
- The costs of not keeping up with good housekeeping are big, like workers’ compensation claims and repairing property damage.
- Know the workplace hazards related to good housekeeping and how to prevent them.
- Remember, good housekeeping helps prevent accidents—meaning you and your coworkers will have a safer environment to work in.
- Good housekeeping is in your hands—don’t assume someone else will do it.
- Be sure you have a detailed housekeeping plan and follow it.