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Avoiding Office Hazards

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When thinking about workplace safety most people think about construction sites, warehouses and similar areas. The office isn't the first place that will come to people's minds, but this is another place where one needs to be conscientious of their safety. There are areas in which people should be more aware about hazards including doorways, the kitchen, hallways and blind corners. These areas are more likely to have employee injuries occur in them compared to other points in the office.

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Active Shooter

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According to the FBI, in 2014 and 2015 alone, a total of 40 active shooter incidents occurred in the United States. While the average number of incidents per year is increasing, the statistical risk of being affected by an active shooter is still relatively low for any given employer.

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Ergonomics

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According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, one-third of all workers compensation claims are due to ergonomic issues. Simply defined, ergonomics is the study of work. More specifically, it is the science of fitting the job to the worker, rather that forcing the worker's body to fit the job. This can be done in various ways, such as adapting work stations, tasks, tools, and equipment to fit the worker to reduce the physical stress and illness on the worker's body.

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Occupational Fatigue - Taking the Initiative

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In July 2016, the National Safety Council launched an initiative on occupational fatigue. "Aside from just an increase in workplace risk, there's also long-term economic consequences," said Emily Whitcomb, senior program manager of the initiative. "NSC is tackling fatigue because as we're working toward eliminating preventable deaths, fatigue is one of the larger issues."

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