Why should we pay attention to housekeeping at workplace?
Effective housekeeping can eliminate some workplace hazards and help to get a job done safely and properly. Poor housekeeping can frequently contribute to accidents by hiding hazards that cause injuries.
Housekeeping is not just cleanliness. It includes keeping work areas neat and orderly, maintaining halls and floors free of slip and trip hazards. It also requires paying attention to important details such as the warehouse layout, the adequacy of storage facilities and maintenance. Good housekeeping is also basic part of accident and fire prevention.
Effective housekeeping is an ongoing operation and needs to be done daily.