Using office areas: A health and safety solution

How to reduce or eliminate workplace health and safety risks through the design and safe use of office areas.

Last updated

May 2011

Reading level

easy

File Type and Size

PDF, 450.76 kB

Document Length

2 pages

What it contains

Poorly designed and cluttered office areas can be hazardous for workers. This health and safety solution advises how employers can minimise injury risks by developing safe ways of working in offices. It explains:

  • common injury risks for office workers
  • ways of working to reduce injury risks, like matching the number of workers to the task and alternating repetitive tasks
  • how to use the right equipment to set up a safe office environment