Workbar Health & Safety Guidelines

Workbar is committed to maintaining a safe and healthy workspace for all employees and members.

The Occupational Safety and Health Act requires employers to comply with safety and health standards and regulations promulgated by OSHA or by a state with an OSHA-approved state plan.

In accordance, we have created this set of health and safety guidelines.

Workbar will: 

  • Maintain all areas of the space in safe working conditions
  • Provide guidelines to employees and members for maintaining a safe and productive work environment
  • Educate staff on how to address safety concerns and incidents in the workplace
  • Communicate any changes to the health and safety guidelines, or any potential health or safety concern to employees and members
  • Respond accordingly to reports of any hazards, accidents or injuries

Workbar requires employees to: 

  • Act in a safe manner, with intent to avoid injury to themselves and others
  • Report any potential safety hazards or concerns to Workbar
  • Report any accident or injury to Workbar
  • Follow all health and safety guidelines listed below

Workbar Guidelines

Preventing Illness

  • Maintain good hygiene
    • Promote frequent and thorough hand washing, including by providing workers, customers, and worksite visitors with a place to wash their hands.
    • Encourage workers to stay home if they are sick.
    • Encourage respiratory etiquette, including covering coughs and sneezes. Always wash hands after.
  • Keeping the space clean
    • Community managers perform frequent dishwashing and spot cleaning duties
    • Reinforce community guidelines to ensure members are cleaning up after themselves
    • Professional cleaning staff perform cleanings every evening
  • Avoiding office when sick or when a household member is sick
  • Food safety – dispose of old or expired food, keep areas where food/beverage is consumed clean

Preventing workplace accidents and injuries

  • Clean up spills immediately to avoid slip and fall accidents
  • First Aid Kits kept stocked and up to date in all locations
  • Ergonomic furniture, encouraging staff and members to get up and move during the day
  • Provide training and proper equipment for any tasks that pose potential risk of injury

Emergency Preparedness

  • Emergency evacuation routes posted in all locations
  • Emergency response plan established and communicated
  • All emergency equipment maintained in good working order (fire extinguishers, sprinklers routinely inspected, fire alarm testing by building, first aid kits checked and replenished)


  • Door access is secured through programmed key cards
  • Cameras are implemented in select locations
  • Guest check in facilitated through Wobbe platform, using members guest wifi
  • Our staff and security measures ensure unauthorized individuals are not granted access to the space


  • Workbar offers wellness focused events
  • For events with alcohol, we issue strict guidance that attendees do not drink in excess and make responsible decisions
  • For events with alcohol, we enforce a strict no drinking and driving policy and advise attendees to use public transportation, rideshare services or to call a sober friend

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