Make work areas safer by keeping floors clean and dry and minimizing clutter. If maintenance is required, be sure to cordon off the area with caution tape and/or cautionary signage and make sure repairs are made promptly.
Not only do wet floors increase the chance of slipping, areas that stay wet can grow mold, fungi and bacteria that cause infections. If you have wet floors, take these simple precautions:
Aisles & Passageways
Walkways should be clear for workers to safely walk through without dodging clutter, cords and other hazards. Here are a few things to look out for:
Provide proper ladders or step ladders for workers who need to climb. Do not use boxes, chairs stools or other makeshift devices to climb. Ladders need to be of adequate height so that employees are tempted to climb higher than the safety instructions recommend.
Call Twist! Our safety specialist will do a complimentary walk through of your office to point out any potential hazards that might be lurking.
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