Electric current – electric shock caused by the current powering office equipment (e.g. computers, photocopier), lighting and heating-ventilating devices (e.g. table lamps, fans and blowers), extension leads, wires, sockets and plugs, fuse boxes,
Moving elements of the office devices (e.g. of fans, photocopiers o r shredders),
Surfaces on which there is a possibility to fall – (e.g. damaged floors and floor finishes, doorsteps, wet tile floors, taking things from bookstands and shelves in case there is no access to them from the floor),
Physical load – caused by e.g. not applying the rules of ergonomics in organizing work and in equipping w orkstation (e.g. unregulated, ill-suited seat and table for a worker’s height at his/ her workstation), for
Neural-psychic load – (e.g. too extensi v e mental load, emotional load).
Occupational risk assessment refers to predicting what kind of damages (e.g. injuries, illnesses) and how often th e y can happen to the worker employed at a given position, and it refers to planning what should be done to avoid them.