Supervisor Initiated Training

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Supervisor initiated training


As a part of the training process, we instruct our custodial staff on the following ergonomic best practices:

  1. Store heavier items, 35 pounds or heavier, between knee and chest height
  2. Use a ladder or step stool to reach items stored above the shoulders
  3. Ask for assistance with heavy loads.
  4. Always ask yourself, “How can I make this task less strenuous.”

As a part of the training process, we instruct our food service staff on the following ergonomic best practices:

  1. Use small pans for heating liquids such as soup and gravy.
  2. Use carts to move product around in the kitchen.
  3. Utilize lower work surfaces like a cart surface for food prep.
  4. Use a “one-foot forward” stance when standing while working.

As a part of the training process, we instruct our staff members on the following best practices for avoiding slips and falls accidents in the classroom:

  1. Make sure all computer and power cords are secure to prevent a tripping hazard.
  2. Correct or report curled edges on rugs or mats.
  3. Clean up or report liquid on the floor.
  4. Maintain excellent housekeeping.