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Document ID (ISN)74722
CIS number 00-354
ISBN(s) 0-901700-63-0
Year 1998
Convention or series no. PHS 031/1
Author(s)
Engineering Employers' Federation (EEF)
Title Think about office health and safety - The employee's guide
Bibliographic information Safety & Environment Department of the EEF, Sales Department, EEF, Broadway House, Tothill Street, London SW1H 9NQ, United Kingdom, 1998. 31p. Illus. Price: EEF members: GBP 1.20 per copy; non-members: GBP 1.50 per copy.
Abstract This guide aimed at office employees is a reminder of basic safety and health practices at the workplace. Topics covered: moving around safely; ergonomics and posture; equipment (VDUs, photocopiers, cutting equipment); electrical hazards; fire prevention; contractors and lone workers; hazardous substances; comfort of working environment; stress; smoking, alcohol and substance abuse; improving lifestyle; first aid.
Descriptors (primary) occupational safety and health; training material; responsibilities of employees; office work
Descriptors (secondary) dangerous substances; safety guides; electricity; alcoholism; smoking; physical fitness; diet; work posture; work in isolation; visual display terminals; ergonomics; office equipment; training manuals; first aid; fire prevention; stress factors; comfort criteria; drug dependence
Document type C - Training manuals, audiovisual material
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Kingdom
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) General safety, health and conditions of work
Browse category(ies) Nutrition
Office work
OSH training
Alcohol and drug abuse