Office Safety – more than an ergonomic desk

Office Safety – more than an ergonomic desk

Office safety …..ergonomic desk set up springs to mind first. But have you ever wandered around the office and seriously considered what other hazards and issues could be lurking?

Lets’s take a look…..

– Electrical hazards

– Lighting (not enough or glare)

– Temperature (also consider draughts)

– Manual Handling

– Storage

– Computer use (eye strain and poor posture)

– Sedentary work

– Bullying & harassment

– Abuse and violence (from clients / public – not just health care workers, consider reception and customer service)

– Emergency procedures and evacuation

– First Aid

 – Housekeeping

– Slips, trips and falls

This list is by no means exhaustive – go on take a walk. What else can you find and need to consider?

Would you like some guidance or ‘experienced eyes’ to walk with you, seeking out your office hazards? We can help.