The world sometimes seems like it’s driven by money. If you have a business that handles lots of cash on a regular basis, for instance, a restaurant or retail store, you understand. But as great as money is, having cash on-hand creates risks for any business. Cash registers and cash drawers instantly make your business a target for theft and hold-ups. As a business owner, you want your employees to be safe. You don’t want them to get hurt because of the money they handle. We’ve got some tips that will help you establish policies for safe cash handling at your business and lower the risk of something bad happening.
If you work at a retail store, you’re all-too-familiar with the chaos that is the holidays, Memorial Day Weekend, or pretty much any time there’s a big sale. People rush around to do their shopping and it feels like there isn’t enough time—or hands—to worry about keeping everything neat and tidy. When there are customers packed into the store, safety might take a backseat. However, it’s vital to enforce safety over speed and to always keep the floor clear.
There are a few things you can include in your training to make sure that your retail store stays safe both for your customers and your employees. The following are some safety tips that could come in handy around your store.