Workplace Mess

Question to Ask the Workplace Doctors about clutter: The floors are covered with boxes and papers close to electrical outlets and blocking easy access in case of an emergency! How can this be safe?

I have noticed several work stations in my office that worry me. They are overflowing with paper, files, and boxes! The floors are covered with boxes and papers close to electrical outlets and blocking easy access in case of an emergency! How can this be safe? Everyday I wait to see if my co workers or someone walking by get hurt, since some of the papers and boxes are in the walk way. I have tried to “drop” hints such as “do you need some help getting organized?” “I almost tripped on your files out here? Or “co worker, are you in there?” I also worry about client confidentiality since the files are out in the open and not in filing cabinets. What can I do to help my coworkers see that this is not safe for anyone?

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