Welcome to the Virtual office

The Virtual Office provides managers and office workers with a tool to help identify work related health and safety risks in the office environment. It highlights some of the common hazards associated with an office based environment, tips on what you can do to help yourself stay healthy and tips on what your employer can do as well.

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The environment

One way to identify the hazards and risks at work is to look at the rooms and the tasks and activities associated with that area.
Office Kitchen Reception Photocopy First Aid Meeting Bathroom Car park Storage Carers

Jobs and roles in the office

As well as the hazards identified in the Office sections, another way to identify the hazards and risks at work is to look at the role you are undertaking and the tasks and activities associated with that.