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Office safety inspection checklist

The examples outlined below do not list all the possible items for office inspections. The best checklist for your workplace is one that has been developed for your specific needs. Whatever the format of the checklist, provide space for the inspectors’ signatures and the date. Inspectors: Date: (O) Satisfactory (X) Requires Action Location Condition Comments Bulletin Boards and Signs Are they clean and readable? Is the material changed frequently? Do items interfere with people walking by? Floors Is there loose material, debris, worn carpeting? Are the floors slippery, oily or wet? Stairways and Aisles Are they clear and unblocked? Are stairways well lighted? Are handrails, handholds in place? Are the aisles marked and visible? Equipment Are guards, screens and sound-dampening devices in place and effective? Is the furniture in good… . . . read more

MANAGING STAFF

Information Security Checklist for Small Businesses

Why you need this checklist:

This checklist, created by Sensei Enterprises, Inc., will help you identify what your cybersecurity program must address.


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COMPLIANCE

Model Tool: Checklist of steps to take when conducting an investigation

Why you need this checklist:

When an employee makes a complaint, whether it’s an accusation of sexual harassment, bullying or an alleged workplace safety hazard, you have an obligation to conduct a thorough and timely investigation. In many circumstances, the filing of a complaint sets in motion several legal and regulatory requirements for a business.

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EMPLOYEE BENEFITS

Employer Checklist: Affordable Care Act

Why you need this checklist:

The numerous provisions and requirements of the ACA can be overwhelming for employers.

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MANAGING THE OFFICE

Model Tool: Office move checklist

Why you need this checklist:

When moving offices, there is no room for error. For every day the attorneys can’t get into the new location or can’t see their clients, the practice is out of business. The key to success is good planning.

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OFFICE PROCEDURES

Model Tool: Calendar control self-review checklist

Why you need this checklist:

Failure to meet a deadline, such as a statute of limitations, and other related calendaring issues continue to be the cause of the majority of legal malpractice claims in the United States. Yet despite this risk, many law firms still do not have a proper calendaring system in place.

 

OFFICE PROCEDURES

Model Tool: Checklist of docket entries

Why you need this checklist:

Why you need this checklist:
Failure to meet a deadline, such as a statute of limitations, and other related calendaring issues continue to be the cause of the majority of legal malpractice claims in the United States.

CLIENT REFERRALS

Model Tool: 90-Day File Report Card

Why you need this tool:

When your clients are satisfied with your work, they’re more likely to refer you to friends and colleagues. And one proven way to enhance client satisfaction and increase referrals is to provide clients with maximum personal contact.

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MANAGING THE OFFICE

Model Tool: Space Planning Checklist

Why you need this checklist:

Before embarking on an office redesign, you need to consider which layout best suits your teams’ needs, as well as mind the practical matters, such as access to electrical outlets, etc.

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