Office Safety 2.0 – Canada

  • 7 topics | 36m
  • Up to 30 languages
  • Transcripts
This course is designed to raise awareness about hazards that may be encountered when working in office and administrative environments. The common hazards associated with work in offices are high noise levels, poor air quality, ergonomic hazards, and office accidents and injuries such as electrical shock and falls. The content of this course is designed to comply with the applicable regulatory requirements. The learning objectives of the course are to identify office noise abatement and air quality and ventilation strategies; identify the signs and symptoms of ergonomic hazards; and identify how to prevent potential office hazards and common office injuries, such as back strain, slips, trips, falls, eyestrain, and electrical shocks. This course was updated to include Canadian content with subject matter support provided by Pinchin Ltd., a Canadian environmental, health and safety consulting firm. Please note, the course materials and content were current with the laws and regulations at the time of the last expert review, however, they may not reflect the most current legal developments. Nothing herein, or in the course materials, shall be construed as professional advice as to any particular situation with respect to compliance with legal statutes or requirements.


  • identify strategies your employer can follow to improve air quality in an office
  • identify symptoms resulting from ergonomic hazards
  • identify ways to reduce the chances of developing ergonomic injuries at your workstation
  • identify ways to prevent accidents in the office
  • identify ways to avoid back injuries in the office
  • identify practices that will help you avoid fall injuries
  • identity how to avoid eyestrain
  • identify ways to avoid the risk of electrical injury


  • Improving Air Quality and Dealing with Noise
  • Avoiding Ergonomic Hazards
  • Preventing Office Accidents
  • Avoiding Back Injuries
  • Reducing the Risk of Fall Injuries
  • Beating Eyestrain
  • Avoiding Electrical Injuries