It is highly important that a warehouse should be tidy and clean to maximise the space available for a business to store its inventory. Every now and then when it gets busy, the warehouse can end up looking like a rat’s nest.
Not only is a cramped warehouse inefficient, but it is also a dangerous working environment for the employees. Trip hazard, falling pallets and moving machines are just some of the dangers that are enhanced in a messy workspace.
Therefore, it is important to carry out a full and thorough rubbish removal and cleaning of the warehouse regularly to maintain a pleasant environment for everyone.
Common rubbish found in warehouses
It is easy for warehouses to accumulate and house a substantial amount of rubbish. Especially when there is a lot of inventory being stored and constantly moved around.
Unforeseen circumstances such as damaged fixtures, busted machines and broken pallets can add to the pile of junk that needs to be removed professionally or by other means.
When you are performing a warehouse cleanout, you should be aware of common warehouse rubbish. We have found that the most common rubbish in warehouses is as follow:
Benefits of an organised and clean warehouse
There many benefits of having an uncluttered warehouse.
1) Increased productivity & efficiency
Imagine trying to reach the end of the warehouse with a forklift and there is rubbish in the way. Nothing gets completed. You now have to delay the job because you need to remove junk that is in the way. Leave it to the professionals to do it for you. Having a clean workspace will allow employees to focus on the job at hand.
2) Safe work environment
Having garbage lying around can pose a trip hazard. This can lead to further injuries if the person is carrying a heavy load. This could harm others as well as themselves.
Using a forklift is always dangerous. Even more so when there is rubbish scattered around the warehouse. If a forklift that is carrying a bulky pallet is caught onto a piece of rubbish on the ground, it could stop suddenly. There is a risk that the pallet may fall and harm someone.
3) Healthier & happier employees
A breathable and habitable warehouse means that the employees will not be constantly inhaling dust, dirt and harmful particles in the air. Looking after your employee’s health will reward you considerably with low staff turnovers and hardworking individuals.
There is nothing more frustrating than trying to manoeuvre a pallet jack in a cluttered warehouse. Employees will begin to blame each other for the rubbish mess and conflict within the workplace will arise. Keeping the environment rubbish-free will avoid this situation from occurring and everyone will be happy.
4) Aesthetically pleasing
Apart from safety and higher productivity, the warehouse looks much more pleasant when it is clean. It is a place where people want to be. Nobody wants to go through an eye-sore every time they turn up for work.
A tidy warehouse also translates to a high level of professionalism. A trustworthy and reputable company that can manage and be on top of things. Clear out that warehouse today!
Call Paul’s Warehouse Rubbish Removal!
Need help with a messy warehouse? For all your warehouse junk, waste, rubbish removal in Sydney, give Paul’s Rubbish Removal on 0407 125 125. Our friendly staff will provide you with a quote over the phone at FREE of charge.
We offer affordable warehouse cleanout that our competitors simply cannot compete with. Our experienced team will hand remove anything in your warehouse for quick disposal. We will clean up the site after the removal to ensure that the warehouse looks sparkling clean.