Workplace Safety Tips

BASIC TIPS

  • Avoid isolated or deserted stairways/areas of the building.
  • Lock valuables in desk drawer or locker.
  • Report all suspicious vehicles/people.
  • Know the location of the nearest exit.
  • If working after hours, keep all doors and windows locked.
  • If your company has an alarm system, know how to use it. Know the proper codes.

WHILE WAITING FOR AN ELEVATOR

  • Stand off to the side.
  • If confronted, push the emergency and all floor buttons.
  • DO NOT push the stop button; you may get trapped.

IF YOU MUST WORK ALONE

  • Advise company security (if applicable). Tell them you are working alone and ask them to check in on you periodically.
  • Inform security when you leave. Have them escort you to your vehicle.
  • Let family/friends know your schedule. Advise them you will call before you leave shift.

 

 

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