12.2. Applying Proper Safety and Disposal Procedures

Safety is usually something that's talked about only during company-mandated training or after someone has an accident. Instead, proper safety procedures should be ingrained into the culture of an organization. It will take a while to change some people's behaviors, but constantly reinforcing the benefits of safe operations will eventually become second nature.

One of the ways to implement safety in the IT workplace is to educate technicians and users on the dangers of electrostatic discharge. Relatively simple steps can keep your equipment running longer by avoiding this dangerous phenomenon. In addition, management and all employees must work together to promote a safe work environment, ...

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