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Office Hazard Assessment
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Office Hazard Assessment
 
 
Hazard Description
General Work Area Checklists:
 
 
Satisfactory
Needs
Attention
Target Date
for Completion
 
Date
Completed
Fire extinguisher areas are kept clear at all times.
oYes 
 oNo
oYes 
 oNo
 
 
 
 
Means of egress are kept unblocked, well-lighted and unlocked during work hours.
oYes 
 oNo
oYes 
 oNo
 
 
 
 
Excessive combustibles (paper) are not stored in work areas.
oYes 
 oNo
oYes 
 oNo
 
 
 
 
Electrical machinery is in good condition and properly grounded.
oYes 
 oNo
oYes 
 oNo
 
 
 
 
Electric cords and phone cables are secured to prevent tripping hazards.
oYes 
 oNo
oYes 
 oNo
 
 
 
 
Aisles and hallways are kept clear at all times.
oYes 
 oNo
oYes 
 oNo
 
 
 
 
Stairways are equipped with non-slip tread and handrails.
oYes 
 oNo
oYes 
 oNo
 
 
 
 
Safety treads are provided on all stepstools and stepladders.
oYes 
 oNo
oYes 
 oNo
 
 
 
 
Designated employees are trained to respond to a fire or other emergency.
oYes 
 oNo
oYes 
 oNo
 
 
 
 
Hot plates, coffee makers, and portable heaters are properly wired and turned off when not in use.
oYes 
 oNo
oYes 
 oNo
 
 
 
 
Clerical/Administrative Checklists:
 
 
 
 
 
 
The background and screen lighting on workstation monitors are compatible and adjustable.
oYes 
 oNo
oYes 
 oNo
 
 
 
 
Screen monitor positions, chairs, and keyboards are adjustable.
oYes 
 oNo
oYes 
 oNo
 
 
 
 
Employee training on preventing problems associated with computer use is in place.
oYes 
 oNo
oYes 
 oNo
 
 
 
 
Workplaces are kept free of debris, floor storage, and electrical cords.
oYes 
 oNo
oYes 
 oNo
 
 
 
 
Adequate aisle space is maintained.
oYes 
 oNo
oYes 
 oNo
 
 
 
 
File cabinet drawers are anchored to prevent tripping and are opened one at a time and closed when work is finished.
oYes 
 oNo
oYes 
 oNo
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Heavier material is stored in bottom drawers of file cabinets.
oYes 
 oNo
oYes 
 oNo
 
 
 
 
Proper lifting techniques are used by employees to avoid overexertion and strain when lifting and carrying loads.
oYes 
 oNo
oYes 
 oNo
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Delivery/MessengerCchecklists:
 
 
 
 
 
 
Defensive driving is practiced by employees and seat belts and shoulder harnesses are worn at all times.
oYes 
 oNo
oYes 
 oNo
 
 
 
 
No alcohol or any intoxicating substance is consumed prior to or during work.
oYes 
 oNo
oYes 
 oNo
 
 
 
 
Vehicles are locked when unattended to avoid criminal misconduct.
oYes 
 oNo
oYes 
 oNo
 
 
 
 
Vehicles are parked in legal spaces and do not obstruct traffic.
oYes 
 oNo
oYes 
 oNo
 
 
 
 
The speed limit is safe for conditions and is not exceeded.
oYes 
 oNo
oYes 
 oNo
 
 
 
 
Employees park their vehicles in well-lighted areas and/or near entrances to avoid criminal misconduct.
oYes 
 oNo
oYes 
 oNo
 
 
 
 
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