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Keep Your Office Safe

What safety hazards lurk in your home office?

This story appears in the September 2000 issue of

Is a disorganized home office putting you in danger? Piles ofpaper, dangling cords and stacks of newspapers may seem harmless,but are they really? Here are five ways to increase your homeoffice safety (and get better organized, too):

1. Store magazines, newsletters andother reading material in stacking bins or crates that stack on thefloor. By keeping this information in one place,you'll save time looking for the information you need.Safety reason: You won't trip over magazines and riskbreaking a limb.

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