Look around the office. Are hallways and aisles clear of boxes and clutter? Are spills cleaned up immediately? Are paper products properly and regularly disposed of to reduce “fuel” in the event of a fire?
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.
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.
If your organization is looking to implement regular safety and health meetings, some things need to be considered first. Regardless of the size or scope, safety meetings should fit comfortably into workers’ schedules, with the goal of motivating workers to take an interest in safety and health.