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10 Most Dangerous Items in the Office

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Staple Remover
My, what big teeth you have!
My, what big teeth you have!
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Take one look at your clamp-style staple remover, and it's clear that this is one office product that could easily be used as a weapon. With tight hinges and sharp, metal teeth that resemble the jaws of a strong animal, one false move when handling a staple remover can wreak havoc on your fingers. The National Archives instructs its employees to handle a staple remover with care by making sure that the document to be unfastened is first laid flat on a work surface. The remover should be used to open the staple from behind, then removed by pulling on the front of the staple after the document is flipped over.


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