10.15. Office Safety Checklist.

10.15.1. Are all floor areas kept clean, dry and free of refuse? Reference

10.15.2. Are telephone and electrical cords located where they do not pose a tripping hazard?

10.15.3. Are all defects, such as floor tiles, broken steps, torn carpet or curled mats identified until
repaired or replaced? Reference

10.15.4. Are stepstools or ladders used to access anything above shoulder level? Reference

10.15.5. Are office ergonomics considered when attempting to fit the job to the person? Reference

10.15.6. Is team lifting considered when lifting heavy or awkward objects? Reference 10.4

10.15.7. Are heavy materials stored in the bottom of file cabinets? Reference

10.15.8. Are frayed electrical cords, broken electrical wires and outlet covers repaired or removed
from service immediately? Reference

10.15.9. Are heating appliances, such as coffee makers, plugged directly into a facility outlet and
unplugged at the end of the work shift? Reference

10.15.10. Is access to fuses, circuit breakers and electrical controls clear and unobstructed?

10.15.11. Are flammable and combustible liquids stored in office occupancies limited to that
required for maintenance and operation of building and equipment? Reference

10.15.12. Are rags or cloth containing flammable or combustible liquid residue deposited in
approved self-closing metal waste containers immediately after use? Reference

Please note that this checklist is a hypothetical example and provides basic information only. It is not intended to take the place of, among other things, workplace, health and safety advice; medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment; or other applicable laws. You should also seek your own professional advice to determine if the use of such checklist is permissible in your workplace or jurisdiction.