Office safety

ARTICLES

Safe on the home front

Protecting the health and safety of teleworkers
In December 2010, President Barack Obama signed the Telework Enhancement Act, which required government agencies to establish a policy on working outside the office and identify which employees would be eligible to do so. The act also required government agencies to incorporate a telework program into their emergency plans for natural disasters or other emergencies.
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Protect your eyes from the computer

Computer vision syndrome, a condition with symptoms including headaches, dry eyes and blurred vision, can occur in any work environment that requires extended periods of time looking at a computer monitor.
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Watch your step

One of the most common accidents in office settings is falls. Employees are 2.5 times more likely to suffer a disabling fall in an office setting than anywhere else
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