Future Solutions

Course Objectives:

Increase employees’ awareness of their safety responsibilities to themselves and others regarding office and home safety.

  • Ensure that employee can identify office hazards and the appropriate preventative action before any accidents occur.
  • Providing trainees why ergonomics are important, how to minimize musculoskeletal disorders and illness due to the ergonomics problems.
  • Ensure that office employees can define the causes and consequences of poor ergonomics and how to implement engineering control to eliminate ergonomics hazards and protecting them from injuries.
  • Promote ergonomics healthy work patterns (i.e. incorporate break and job rotation for repetitive tasks and highlight the common causes of repeated motions injuries)
  • Promote employees awareness with the electrical hazard and safety precautions in the office.
  • Personnel understand the dangers associated with office tools, office machines and office chemicals.
  • Recognize the employees with the emergency evacuation arrangements and what he has to do in case of fire of incident.
  • Trainees will be familiar with office firefighting methods, types of office fire, and what to do.
  • Increasing employee’s awareness of hazards of slips, trips, and falls in the office environment.
  • Teaching Employees with the 5 causes of home injuries or deaths:
  • Falls       B-Poisoning c- Fires d- choking/suffocation e-drowning
  • Providing employees how to keep them safe when handling materials in the office environment.
  • Applying housekeeping as a good work practice to keep your work area safe.
  • Fire safety at Office and Home.

Training Methodology:

  • Participants will learn by active participation during the program using exercises, questionnaire, syndicate and group discussion.

Course Outlines:

  • Introduction
  • Objectives
  • Responsibilities
  • Definitions (accident, incident, risk, hazard, near miss, work injury and road injury)
  • What is ergonomics in the office environment?
  • Causes of poor ergonomics consequences.
  • Ergonomics tasks, ergonomics risks and consequences and control measures.
  • Ergonomics: Repetitive motion injuries and solutions in the office.
  • Types of hazards at home and office.
  • Material handling in the office environment.
  • Definitions (Fire – fire fighting – emergency plan and emergency drill)
  • Office firefighting
  • Emergency plans and evacuation in the event of an incident at office and home.
  • Electrical Safety in the office
  • Tool Safety in the office
  • Office machines and equipment and safety control measures.
  • What are office chemicals and how to use MSDs (Material Safety Data Sheet).
  • Office slips, trips and falls hazards and safety precautions.
  • Office Housekeeping
  • Office furniture layout.
  • Office environment.
  • Safety trips for office employees.
  • Ideal safe office.
  • Course Assessment.