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10 Most Dangerous Items in the Office

        Health | Death & Dying

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File Cabinet
Don't force the file cabinet drawer shut -- it could tip over on you.
Don't force the file cabinet drawer shut -- it could tip over on you.
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A guy walks into a file cabinet and...hurts himself. These large, heavy, metal objects with sharp corners pose a safety hazard if not strategically placed and properly used. According to office supply and furniture retailer Staples, a file cabinet should be located in an area with minimal foot traffic so as to avoid accidents where someone trips over or walks into the cabinet. When using the file cabinet, employees should open one drawer at a time to avoid tip-overs from uneven weight distribution, and be sure that each compartment is fully closed -- by using the handle and not shoving the flat face of the drawer -- before walking away.