This book provides a comprehensive look at office building safety and health. It covers topics such as managing emergencies, safe buildings, and security. It also includes issues such as workers' compensation and OSHA compliance. The author discusses the most common safety hazards, from electricity to ergonomic issues, as well as accident prevention strategies, housekeeping, manual handling, ergonomics, chemical hazards, and first aid. In addition, the book includes chapters on environmental health issues associated with the closed nature of office buildings, workplace violence, and security. Checklists for each chapter enable you to easily locate specific topics for quick reference and problem solving. This straightforward presentation of the full spectrum of health and safety topics affecting office buildings will help safety and health professionals, building managers, and human resource directors plan, implement, and maintain effective plans to protect their companies and employees.