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Office health and safety

This site guides employers and employees to information relating to health, safety and welfare in the office.

A modern office enviroment

It will help office staff

  • to save time on managing health and safety by using streamlined guidance with direct links to supporting material
  • see that in many low risk offices health and safety can be managed adequately in-house

Office Risk Assessment Tool

This tool is designed to help those working in low risk office-based environments complete their risk assessment quickly and easily.

It allows you to select relevant hazards and decide how to control them.

Start using the tool

Statistics and Labour Force Survey

The Health Safety Executive Statistics 2011/12 - The Annual Statistics Report

Health and safety statistics

Health and Safety Toolbox – how to control risks at work

Common issues that arise in the office environment and guidance to help you control the risks.

Your workplace – a safe place to work (including comfortable conditions; display screen equipment; hygiene and welfare)

Your workers (including homeworkers; loneworkers; new and expectant mothers)

The health and safety toolbox


Keep in touch with all the latest news from HSE

Updated 2017-12-22