Combine these three factors – the growing number of home office workers, the proclivity for accidents and injuries, and the lack of safety regulation enforcement– and what You get is a possible recipe for looming disaster for the home employed.
if You and/or Your employees work from home, now is the time to educate Yourself about some of the most common home office hazards – use this guide to learn how to protect Yourself, Your employees and Your family:
Poor air quality in the home office can cause or exacerbate a number of respiratory maladies; cause eye, nose and throat irritation; and in the case of carbon monoxide poisoning – even lead to death. Here are some things You can do to improve the air quality in Your home office:
Should You or another worker become injured in Your home office, it is imperative that You have readily available an adequately stocked first aid kit. consider keeping a separate kit for home office use only. and be sure to seek medical treatment when warranted.
always remember, whether You work at corporate headquarters or at a small home office, office safety – and the prevention of work-related injuries and illnesses – should be one of Your utmost priorities.