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Why we LOVE Office Safety

Importance of office safety

Amanda Swartz

on 21 March 2016

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Transcript of Why we LOVE Office Safety

Office Safety
isn't Dumb Luck!
Mistakes are meant to guide you.
...Not define you.
Slips, Trips, & Falls
Manual Handling and Ergonomics
Physical Hazards
Psychological Hazards
& Falls
How can they be prevented?
Group Activity:
You are late for work.
It's been raining. As you enter the
employee entrance you notice there are wet shoe prints on the floor.

What do you do?
Avoid distractions.
Do you know what you call those who:
Use towels and never wash them?
Eat meals but never do the dishes?
Sit in an area they never clean?
group exercise:
Come up with 5 ideas to keep your
workspace free from preventable
Manual Handling
& Ergonomics
"Though this be madness, yet there is method in 't."
Twisting & Bending
Pushing & Pulling
Repetition & Breaks
Teamwork & Solitaire
10 Tips for Ergonomics
1. Work areas
2. Laptops
3. Keyboards
4. Mouse
5. Desk
6. Chair
7. Monitor
8. Lighting
9. Phone
10. Work Habits
Physical Hazards
Lock out or secure the problem
Contact Janna Johnson X6225
chest pain or rapid heartbeat
irritability or short-tempered
anxious or nervous
nervous habits
What can you do?
Why does office safety matter?
Pay attention.
Setting up your workstation
Notify your coworkers and supervisor
Notify a Safety Committe Member
Stress overload threatens productivity throughout the business world. U.S. employers lose $300 billion annually because of absenteeism related to anxiety.
Deep Breathing
Change the situation
Change your reaction
Share your feelings
Group exercise:

What types of techniques do
you use to help relax yourself?
Resource: American Psychological Association
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