Leaders at Corning Inc, a USA based manufacturer of optical fibre, glass components and other products, believed that safety was necessary to have a high-performance work environment and developed a model for a high-performance work system which included safety and housekeeping among its elements. The company set goals that provided for an overall 10% reduction per year in recordable incidents and lost-workday cases. Plant management throughout the company was made accountable to a Manufacturing...

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9.6.5 Manage workplace cleanliness, health & safety

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