OFFICE SAFETY: HAZARD RECOGNITION. GETTING FROM THE CAR TO THE OFFICE. THE DANGERS OF GETTING FROM THE CAR TO THE OFFICE……. Bad weather conditions. Potholes & cracks. Uneven surfaces, sidewalks & drop offs. (heels, sandals) Unmarked speed bumps, elevation bumpers
DEVELOP & IMPLEMENT ACTON PLANS FOR:
NOT LIMITED TO JUST THESE 3 BUT OSHA DEMANDS THESE 3.
Some common types of combustible materials found in industry are:
All forms and types of energy can be considered a potential ignition source. Some frequent types of ignition sources found in industry are:
Fire can spread rapidly through a building. Fires can travel horizontally and vertically.
Conveyor shaftsListed below are examples of how fire can travel throughout a building:
The primary fire hazards to personnel are escape routes to safety. The following considerations must be examined in determining the best methods of escape:
Violence is a potential hazard in all workplaces, and an everyday hazard in some occupations.
The source of violence can be strangers, clients, significant others of coworkers, or co-workers themselves. Threats or other precursors to violence must be reported and addressed. Physical security of the office should be evaluated, with reasonable precautions taken, such as lighted parking areas, secured entrances, and other measures as appropriate.
Preplanning for violence prevention and training should take place.
In an office, workers can be subjected to many noise sources, such as:
Noise can produce tension and stress, as well as damage to hearing. Some of the numerous measures available to control unwanted noise include:
Electrical accidents in an office usually occur as a result of faulty or defective equipment, unsafe installation, or misuse of equipment.
***CAN CAUSE STRESS, TENSION, DAMAGED HEARING, ETC.
DESIGN SAFETY INTO OFFICE LAYOUTS, USE OFFICE EQUIPMENT & TOOLS PROPERLY.