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Office Dangers

Updated: Dec 20, 2021

Office Dangers
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A job where most of the work tasks are completed whist sitting in a chair in an office would seem less fraught with danger. However, a surprising number of hazards can be present in an office.

The most common source of injury in an office are falls, injuries caused by strike of an

object and ergonomic injuries. Some simple changes to the work space can be effective

in eliminating hazards and reducing the number of injuries.

Administrative reviews, such as regular walk throughs and the establishment of a formal

reporting system can help protect your team in the office environment.

Stay Clutter Free

Take a page out of Marie Knodo’s book “The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying” and

remove any clutter from the office. These can create a trip hazard if left in a walkway

or can fall if stacked in a pile. Clutter can also cause electrical hazards if items are

piled near outlets and cords. Not to mention it also creates a more pleasing work