When Bunty said, “Mummy ne kaha hai haath pure do minute tak dhone chahiye” [Mom has said we should wash our hands for a good 2 minutes], we all should have taken him seriously.
Amidst the coronavirus outbreak, sanitation has been stressed upon a lot. What surprises me is that the concept of cleanliness feels novel to people. When in reality,
“Sanitation is a physical measure that has probably done more to increase human life span than any kind of drug or surgery.” - Deepak Chopra
Sanitation becomes even more significant when it comes to warehouses as anything stored here is going to come in contact with the world one way or the other. Plus, it’ll ensure the safety of the employees themselves. So here are some tips to keep it spick & span.
To ensure your warehouses are a safe place to work, it becomes mandatory to maintain the highest standards of cleanliness. Following are the 3 steps to achieve that:
This is the basic step. You need to keep the warehouse personnel educated about everything:
Award people with incentives when the warehouse sanitation is 10/10!
There should be a regular inspection & organization for various sections of the warehouses. Following is the list of rules to be followed for ease of execution of warehouse sanitation process:
The final step is the cleaning of the warehouse. These are the areas to be cleaned:
Warehouse sanitation is not a one-person task. It requires a team to execute it to the T. Hence, make sure that you assign the concerned employees with specific roles during the training phase. Provide a checklist to each contributor so that the warehouse sanitation is carried out completely & efficiently.
Once you follow this in all your warehouses, you will be able to call your warehouse a ‘safe space’. Do you have more tips on warehouse sanitation than what we have mentioned? Let us know in the comment section!
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