One of your colleagues regularly leaves his tools and materials lying around and after work often does not put them away. The foreman draws his attention to this from time to time, but he doesn't seem to care. What do you do?
A single glance at a workplace will tell you everything there is to know about the attitude towards safety at a project. Staff that is serious about safety will keep the workplace clean and tidy. They do this because they know this is a tried and true method of preventing accidents.
The objective of this Toolbox meeting is to achieve tidy workplaces. This ensures that:
Tidying up the workplace initially takes a lot of time, but ultimately pays off in terms of increased productivity and a reduction in the number of accidents.
An untidy workplace produces the following risks: