Office Safety Facts and other security issues

Office Safety Facts and other security issues are there to show what happens in your work.
There are many different types of injuries that can occur if your employer does not invest in security office.
Or if you work at home and you do not have (for example) the right chair.
You work here usually 8 hours or more.
Here goes you then the whole day in a static position when the furniture is not tailored to your body.
So invest in good furniture is not a luxury when you 8 hours or more work at home.

Office Safety

What kind of accidents can happen at your office?

You can fall over objects on the floor or standing.
You can overload by the same movement.
The quality of indoor air can affect your lungs
Poor lighting can affect your vision
You can get an electric shock

Office Safety

You can slip if there slippery floors and these are cleaned during office hours.

Open doors and drawers where you can run against are a common injury in offices.
Loose cables can cause danger of stumbling.
Loose carpet can make you stumble
Gases and vapors are common in offices where the printers are in the same areas.
Bad chairs can cause much harm by it to fall but also by poor posture of the back.
Falling from a chair is common, because instead of a ladder using a chair is used for anything from a closet to grab.
Can be trapped by a fire likely if no emergency exit in the room where you are staying.
By incorrect storage of materials you stumble or even pinched.
By repetitive movements you can suffer from your back, shoulders, neck, arms, wrists and hands.
Stress-related symptoms are becoming increasingly common.
If no action is taken then this failure and disease caused by this.
You Be aware of what can happen when not on these points is given.

Office Safety

What can you do to prevent this type of injury:
Make sure it is cleaned out of office hours.
Remove empty boxes and other packaging immediately.
Use the offices not ash storage.
Fix cables and cords to the wall with masking otherwise ducktape
Make sure the rooms and hallways clean and clear before you are going through.
If you are charging after use will connect you or your colleagues can not trip over them.
Always use a ladder to get something from a closet to grab.
Wear shoes with non-slip soles.
Ensure good hygiene.
Spacious waste and rubbish directly.
If equipment is to be moved then ask you the following questions:
Is it too heavy for me?
Are you trying to impress your colleagues?
How far should the appliance be moved?
If it is too heavy ask a colleague to help with lifting.

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How can you best heavy lifting equipment?
Take a balanced stance.
Place your feet shoulder width
When lifting from the floor, crouching at the load.
Keep your back in its neutral or straight position.
Pull your chin so your head and neck in a straight line with your back remains.
Hold the object with your whole hand, instead of just with your fingers.
Keep the object close to you, keep your elbows close to your body.
Lift by straightening your legs.
Let your leg muscles, not your back muscles do the work.
Tighten your abdominal muscles to support your back.
Keep your spine in a neutral position while you lift.
Never twist while lifting.
When running with a load, you put your whole body, and then the feet.
Never carry a load that blocks your view.

Ask for footrests for stationary jobs.
Instead materials as much as possible at knee level instead of on the ground.
Make shelves shallower (12-18 "), so you do not have to reach for the object to be lifted.
Create smaller products so every product weighs less.
If you must carry a heavy object over some distance, consider closer to stand, try a hand truck or cart used to transport it.

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