Office Safety: HIDDEN Dangers, Part B
By John Turner, Ph.D.
Working in an office environment is safe, right? You might be surprised by the number of employees that suffer an injury while working in an office.
Most office accidents are minor, but you could have a serious accident that results in time off from work.
Every office employee has responsibilities for safety. These responsibilities include having the knowledge to identify office safety hazards and working in a manner to avoid causing an injury either to themselves or a co-employee.
In this resource, information is provided for the following office safety topics.
- Emergencies in the Office
- Office Furniture
- Workplace Violence
- Germs in the Office
- Getting Hit—Ouch!
- Bloodborne Pathogens
- Reporting Accidents and Near Misses
- Employee Safety Training
You will learn what the hazards are, how to recognize the hazards, and how to avoid an injury.
This resource includes the following tools:
- Real-life accident scenario.
- Office safety tips.
- Office safety checklist (audit form).
- Sample employee safety training topic agenda.
- The components of a typical emergency action plan.
- Stress relieving exercises you can do at your desk.