Many people like to take vacations when the kids are off & enjoy the nice weather. This gives businesses an opportunity to shut down to make necessary repairs on equipment or to clean machinery. Don’t forget even with only a skeleton crew, it’s still vital keep everyone safe.
Equipment checklist for cleaning machinery:
• Lock down equipment – Locks, Hasps, Tags
• PPE Equipment – gloves, eye protection, facemask (if welding), respirators
• Warning Signs – Lockout Equipment, Caution Wet Floor
• Safety cleanup after – spill control
There is also clean up after servicing the machines. Be sure to throw away dirty towels, gloves, & properly dispose of any Hazardous Material. Spill control should be part of every clean up. Did you know the #1 injury according to the National Safety Council is falls? In fact, during your lifetime the odd of mortality by falling is 1 in 171. Therefore, prepare ahead of time to avoid slips & falls by having the materials you need. It will save you time and keep everyone safe.