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Office Hazards Go Beyond Repetitive Stress

Posted Feb 11 2009 3:59pm

For many office workers, pain from too much typing is all the only kind of personal injury they worry about when they step in the office first thing in the morning.  But a whole other range of hazards can exist in the workplace, ranging from bad ventilation, to falling objects and wires you can trip over.

To stay healthy on the job, keep an eye out for these hazards, and learn how to prevent injuries to yourself and coworkers.

Environmental Hazard and Safety has a list of some equipment and supplies that can help.

Also, stay aware of the hazards unique to your office.  If you see something dangerous, talk to your manager, your facilities department or human resources right away.

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