A guide to occupational health and safety in offices /
Gene Marie Shematek, Marie Sopko.
Toronto : LexisNexis, 2016.
xi, 278 pages : illustrations, forms ; 23 cm + 1 CD-ROM
0433486899 (paperback), 9780433486893 (paperback)
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Toronto : LexisNexis, 2016.
0433486899 (paperback)
9780433486893 (paperback)
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1. Introduction -- 2. Legislation -- 3. OHS Management Systems – Application to Offices -- 4. Hazards, Risk Assessments and Controls -- 5. Biological Hazards and Controls -- 6: Chemical Hazards and Controls -- 7. Physical Hazards and Controls -- 8. Ergonomics -- 9. Psychosocial Hazards and Controls -- 10. Comfort and Indoor Air Quality -- 11. Contractor Safety Programs -- 12. Inspections in an Office Environment -- 13. Onboarding and Continued Safety Training -- 14. Reporting and Managing Incidents -- 15. Emergency Preparedness -- 16. Employee Engagement in OHS -- 17. Complete Worker Health – Considering the Whole Worker -- Appendix A: Sample OHS Policy Template -- Appendix B: Sample Hazard Assessment and Control Record for Office Workers -- Appendix C: Examples of Psychosocial Hazards -- Appendix D: Sample Workplace Violence Prevention and Management Policy -- Appendix E: Controlling the Risk of Violence in the Workplace -- Appendix F: OHS Responsibilities for Client and Contractor Key Personnel -- Appendix G: Contractor Safety Control Measures -- Appendix H: Contractor Safety Management General Office Safety Checklist -- Appendix I: Inspection Checklist for Offices -- Appendix J: Training Checklist -- Appendix K: Staff Incident Report and Investigation Form -- Appendix L: Sample Emergency Response Plan -- Appendix M: Sample Joint Work Site Committee Terms of Reference -- Appendix N: Assessing your OHS System.
"Every year, thousands of office workers experience injuries; many involve lost time from work, with some resulting in permanent disabilities or long-term health conditions. Given this fact, it is imperative that organizations across the country ensure that they have an effective occupational health and safety (OHS) system in place – especially for office environments. A Guide to Occupational Health and Safety in Offices will help readers understand, design and implement OHS systems. This easy reference guide includes commentary and guidance to best practices, as well as valuable checklists and templates to assist office managers and OHS committee members manage occupational health and safety matters effectively."--Publisher's website.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

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