Office Hazards

There are many hazards when working in an office environment including incorrect workstation set-up, poor lighting, poor layout of furniture and equipment, poor housekeeping, electrical hazards and equipment hazards.

The following pages provide information for preventing injuries/illnesses in office environments.

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Working with computers
Working environment
Office equipment
Moving and handling items
Communcation and interactions with staff and customers
Working afterhours
Reception areas
Bullying and stress

Office risk assessments

Working in an office environment:- Including working with computers, office equipment e.t.c
Delivering training and marking
Social Functions
Off-site travel:- Including conferences, visiting off site locations
For overseas and complex travel refer to the UNSW Travel Services website Travel Risk Management Form

Office risk register

Risk registers must be maintained by each area. They contain
Below is a generic risk register for office areas. Any risks not identified in this register can be added.
Office risk register

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