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Although the office may not be a particularly hazardous place to work, it would be a mistake to think that accidents never occur.

Office workers have, for example:

  • been trapped in fires
  • fallen from step ladders
  • been electrocuted
  • suffered ill-health from sick building syndrome

There is always an element of hazard which must be identified and guarded against by effective precautions and by safe working practices.

The HSE have recently published an online risk assessment for offices which takes around only 20 minutes to complete.

Further safety information for office safety is available from the HSE website and leaflets.

Contact us

For more information on office safety please contact us.

Environmental Health and Safety
4 Ednam Road

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday, 8.45am to 5pm
Offices are closed weekends and Bank Holidays