course enquiry course enquiry Office accidents tend to happen as a result of inadequate workstations and seating arrangements - bad ergonomic planning for desk workers - and also from trips over trailing cables and other obstacles on the floor, slipping on worn or broken surfaces and injuries from inappropriate lifting.

This course highlights the hazards within the office environment and provides practical advice on how to identify and control risks within the workplace.

Who should attend the Office Safety Course?

The course is for all personnel working in an office environment.

Duration: 1 day.

Venue: courses can be delivered on site or at selected venues.

Candidates who successfully complete the course will achieve an appropriate understanding of:

  • Recognise ethical, legal and financial context of office safety.
  • Understand concepts of hazard, risk and the severity of risk
  • Ergonomics
  • Visual display units
  • Manual handling
  • Work-related stress
  • Repetitive strain injury
  • Portable appliance testing
  • Housekeeping
  • Fire safety
  • Monitoring the workplace

A comprehensive office safety checklist will be made available to delegates for use in their own workplace.