Do you have the power to see the future? If you do, then lucky you! But for those of us ordinary beings, guessing what the future might bring is something that we try to prepare for. The reason why we work so hard each day of our lives is to secure a more comfortable life for us when we do eventually retire, and also to secure the future of our children. Admit it or not, planning ahead, and trying to secure the future is one of our driving force in this life.
In the workplace, securing ones personal documents is of utmost importance.
How many stories have you heard about people getting fired because of lost or misplaced reports? Do you want to be part of that statistic?
In this modern age, most offices use a computer to store most of their documents. But for business contracts, business proposals, etc, paper is still king. The problem with paper is that it can easily get lost, misplaced, or easily damaged. One way of securing your paper documents in the workplace or at home is through the use of t he time proven filing cabinet.
The filing cabinet invented by Edwin G. Seibels during 1898 while he was working for his father's insurance firm is still the most preferred way of storing non computer files in the workplace or at home. The use of a filing cabinet makes it easy for a person to store and segregate different files. With one flick, you can jump from one section to the next with ease.
But with all the security that a basic filing cabinet can give, most will not be able to protect you from forces outside of your control. One of which is fire.
Fire will eat through anything, and that includes metal objects. In the unwanted event that your workplace catches fire, a basic filing cabinet will not be able to fully protect your precious documents from damage.
With that said, I suggest that you upgrade to a fire proof office filing cabinet.
At the start of this article, we talked about what the future might throw at us. Fire is one of those hazards that we constantly deal with. We do not know when or when fire might "touch" our lives. But when it does, will not it make you sleep better at night knowing that you at least prepared for it?
There are numerous companies that produces fire proof filing cabinets. Though some prefer to call their product "fire resistant" rather than "fire proof", the rationale is still the same. And that is to protect your precious documents from a blaze.
So, are you ready to invest in something that can secure your documents, or would you rather play poker with the future?