The most important questions being asked about workplace safety are: how do we effectively impact safety awareness to keep our employees from being injured? How, as an employer, do we reduce the drastic increases in workplace incidents as shown over the past year?
Housekeeping is as crucial in the workplace as it is at home, especially when it comes to operating in a safe environment. Effective safety management in a warehouse or any workplace goes beyond mere policies and procedures; it encompasses every aspect of the work environment, including safety housekeeping.
A culture of safety needs to be championed at all levels of the organization to ensure that everyone is aware of the importance of safety and takes the necessary steps to prevent accidents. In this article, we will explore why a culture of safety can be beneficial to business owners, and actionable strategies to begin growing a culture of safety at your organization.
In this article we are going to discuss ladder safety. However, before touching on using ladders themselves, first we must ensure the housekeeping of the area in which the work will be conducted is maintained in adequate form — as with any on-the-job-project.