Thursday, June 26, 2008

Office Safety Tips

I was looking at an Employee Safety Manual from 1960 that belonged to my dad, from his career at Consumers Public Power District (now Nebraska PPD, my employer). Came across some interesting safety rules for office employees. Times have changed a bit. Here's a few excerpts.

Those darned envelope flaps can give a person a nasty paper cut on the tongue. And of course, high heels are naturally dangerous.

These days, it's more like "don't read your Blackberry while walking."

Yep, gotta remember to keep those cigarette butts off the floor. And avoid all those nasty sharp objects.

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