Toolbox Meeting 11 -- HOUSEKEEPING: WHAT DIFFERENCE DOES IT MAKE?
Housekeeping -- "a place for everything and everything in its place" is one definition. Cluttered work areas don't bother some people. They say, "What difference does it make?" Here are some of the things good housekeeping does:
1. It prevents waste and damage of
material and equipment.
2. It saves time.
3. It provides more room in which to work.
4. It prevents fires.
5. It prevents injuries.
6. It improves the quality and quantity of work done.
Good housekeeping takes planning in advance, then the cooperation of everyone to keep the equipment and work area clean and orderly.
QUESTIONS FOR DISCUSSION:
1. Do you plan order into a job before it starts?
2. Are enough trash barrels available?
3. Do we need storage racks or designated places for some of our equipment?