Office Equipment Safety

This 2 minute safety training video covers: What are the hazards when using an office equipment, office equipment safety guidelines, how to safely use an office copy machine, what are the hazards of a toner powder, what are the dangers of office equipment electricity, how to check the cords of the equipment, how to avoid electrical overloads. This clip was taken from a full-length training video. Click here to watch the 22 minute full length version.

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Office employees frequently have the feeling that since they don't work "out on a plant floor" safety isn't important in their jobs. Yet accidents and injuries in the office account for thousands of hours of lost time, and millions of dollars in Workers' Compensation and medical costs.

Atlantic Training's Office Safety" program show employees what hazards exist in office environments, and how important it is to use good safety practices as they go about their work. Topics covered in these products include:

Video Transcript

Electrical cords for computers and other office machines are becoming more problem as technology advances, keep these cords tap away out of traffic areas. If you must use an equipment such as a paper cutter always exercise caution, keep your hand and fingers out of the cutting pad. Electrical equipment such as calculators, computers, fans and others must be inspect frequently to make sure that they are in proper working order. Check the plug to make sure it's in good condition and check the cord for any frays and cracks or exposed wires.