Office Safety 2.0 - UK

  • 6 topics | 28m 59s
  • 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 work-related stress, ergonomic hazards, and office accidents and injuries such as electrical shock and slips, trips 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 developed with subject matter support provided by DEKRA – Global advisors for safety testing, consulting, inspection, and certification. 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 to reduce workplace stress
  • identify symptoms resulting from ergonomic hazards
  • identify ways to reduce the chances of developing ergonomic injuries at your workstation
  • 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


  • Work-related Stress
  • Working Safely with Display Screen Equipment
  • Manual Handling
  • Reducing the Risk of Slip, Trip and Fall Injuries
  • Beating Eyestrain
  • Avoiding Electrical Injuries