Safety Tips Operating in an Office.

Tammi By Tammi, 13th Feb 2014 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL
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Knowing the safety producers in the office workplace are very important, to you, your clients and your teammates and don't forget your BOSS.

Daily Safety Tips In The Office Workplace.

Working in an office in any position safety practices and precautions are the key elements to survive in any business.

Responsibility of the employer is required to provide.
1. A safe and healthy environment.
2. Safe equipments to use.
3. Safe systems of work.
4. Safe training facility.
5. Appropriate temperature of the room-16°C after hour of working.
6. Appropriate lighting and ventilation.
7. Healthy and clean bathroom facility, drinking water, room to change clothes.
8. Appropriate lunch room.
9. First aid facilities.
10. Reporting of accidents.
Responsibility of the Employees.
1. Ensure the care for health and safety of themselves and persons who maybe affected by the acts.
2. Ensure the employees follow safety practice rules.
3. Ensure that employees support their employers by promoting health and safety in the workplace.
4. Ensure that the employees do not abuse or misuse the health and safety practices.

Safe Working Practices.

Within The Office.
*Plant the layout of the office to prevent accidents.
*Place furniture and equipment in safe position.
*Ensure the corridors, stairs and hallway are free and safe from overload of storage materials and other objects.
*Use a step-ladder when reaching files or other objects in a high position.
The Use Of Office Equipments
*Read and obey the operating instructions.
*Switch off machines and remove plugs when not in use.
*Know how to stop electronic supply in an emergency.
*Avoid having a trailing flex from a socket to a machine.

Fire Alert!

As we all know Fire is a dangerous thing and if it accrue in the workplace you should know what to do and remember don't panic!

*Keep all fire exit clear to ensure that it is available in case of an emergency.
*Keep fire door close.
* Do not accommodate smoking in any part of the building where fire is a risk.
* Make sure that bulk quantities or large cans of highly flammable fluids are put away in a store room.
*Ensure at all time fire extinguisher and fire alarm are working.
*Ensure that there is a main person who will supervise when its an fire emergency.
*Obstruction of fire exit.
*Fire doors locked.
*Use of wicker waste-paper basket as ash-tray.
*An open can of cleaning fluid left around in an office.
*Fire alarm equipment not working when required.
*Delay when required to evacuate the building.


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