Office Building Safety and Health

Office Building Safety and Health

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Most workers spend the majority of their day in an office building environment. Protecting office workers from safety, health, and security risks is a key task of many safety and health professionals, particularly those responsible for the management of very large office complexes and high rise buildings. This book provides a comprehensive look at office building safety and health. It covers topic areas such as managing, safety and health, emergencies, safe buildings and security. It also includes issues such as workers' compensation and OSHA compliance. The author discusses the most common safety hazards, from electricity to ergonomic issues, as well as prevention strategies. In addition, the book includes chapters on environmental health issues associated with the closed nature of office buildings, workplace violence and security.Do all water faucets and valves function properly? Are cracked sinks, commodes, and urinals replaced? Is ventilation adequate in the restrooms? Is preventive maintenance conducted on the HVAC system? Are ducts and vents cleaned?

Title:Office Building Safety and Health
Author:Charles D. Reese
Publisher:CRC Press - 2004-06-11


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