Office safety

These tips from Safety+Health magazine make a good starting point for safety committee talks or "safety moments."

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Preventing slips, trips and falls

A slip, trip or fall at work can lead to injuries – and even death. In 2013, injuries from slips, trips and falls resulted in 229,190 cases involving days away from work, and 724 workers died, according to the 2016 edition of the National Safety Council chartbook “Injury Facts.”
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Workplace vision problems

Do you have difficulty reading documents at work? Do you strain your eyes and have blurred vision; headaches; or dry, burning eyes? If you experience these issues, your workplace may have poor lighting, states the Canadian Center for Occupational Health and Safety.
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Practice proper workplace ergonomics

Do you sit at a desk for hours at a time for work? Do you ever feel sore, experience back or neck pain, or have pain in your fingers? If so, you may not be practicing proper ergonomics.
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Workplace electrical hazards

When thinking about where electrical hazards are commonly found, your first thought likely isn’t your office. However, the Georgia Institute of Technology states that electrical equipment used in offices can be hazardous and result in serious injuries if not properly maintained.
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