Newsletter 2017

Vol. IX, Issue 1; June 2017

Simplifying Ergonomics: Microbreaks in the Office
Two common health risk factors in the office are glare from computer screens and repetitive motions from common tasks such as filing, filling envelopes, typing etc.  Microbreaks have been used as a solution to both problems.

Office Safety: Slips and Falls
The vast majority of employees and students at Tufts University spend time during the course of their workday in an office or conference room environment. This may be one of the contributing reasons why slips trips and falls in the office area are so prevalent.

Air Quality in the Office
TUFTS INDOOR AIR QUALITY PLAN: Most Tufts employees and students learn and work inside buildings. Tufts has three types of buildings: office and classroom, industrial buildings with laboratories, shops, studios, and production kitchens and mixed use. The Tufts indoor air quality (IAQ) program focuses on office and classroom buildings where there are no industrial processes and there is an expectation that the air is safe, healthful and comfortable..

Things Are Heating Up in the Office
From computers and printers to copier machines and refrigerators, offices are full of different types of electronic equipment. For the everyday office worker, electrical safety is most likely not on the minds of many.  However, offices are not resistant to fires.

 


Vol. IX, Issue 2; September 2017 – Laboratory, Shop and Studio Safety at Tufts
Vol. IX, Issue 3; December 2017 – Safety for All

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