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At work, not left computer for 3 hours.

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Lovemyshoes Wed 06-Aug-08 11:38:30

Been sat at this bloody computer for 3 hours with a minutes break. & i've been v v busy.

Cant even leave office to make a drink etc as I'm not allowed to leave phones unattended.

My head is spinning sad

reallyannoyednow Wed 06-Aug-08 11:43:53

that's crazy. saunter off to the loo, ask someone to mind the phone while you make tea and take a headache tablet.
Mind yourself- hth-

Lovemyshoes Wed 06-Aug-08 11:45:14

The only people here are management and they won't/can't answer the phones etc.

I'm going stir crazy and soooooooooooooo tired, may not even get a lunchbreak today.

reallyannoyednow Wed 06-Aug-08 12:03:08

you're entitled to a rest break and certainly ought to be able to move about somebit (not a battery hen!)
what will you do for a "call of nature?" drag the phone to the loo? Clearly you can't sit at your desk all day without food, drink, visiting the lavatory or without a break.
Angry on your behalf - phone calls can be returned, surely management aren't at their desks all day and miss some calls?
can you speak to someone about it?

moondog Wed 06-Aug-08 12:05:14

But you're resting now aren't you if you are free enough to chat online?

Lovemyshoes Wed 06-Aug-08 12:07:28

Not really resting, just venting lol

DeeRiguer Wed 06-Aug-08 12:07:38

they dont really care about you or the business by the sounds of it..

you have to go and tell them cover the phones now, i need a quick break
and you are taking your lunch break at one or whatever..
and do it..

reallyannoyednow Wed 06-Aug-08 12:07:38

moondog! Naughty! hardly resting, more mmm researching health & safety, {wink]?

juneybean Wed 06-Aug-08 21:58:17

Yeah it's part of the DSE guidelines that computer users take regular breaks away from the desk <tuts>

flowerybeanbag Wed 06-Aug-08 22:02:09

HSE DSE FAQs grin

(sorry couldn't resist all those acronyms!)

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