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Practical tools and guidance

Home-based telework

Type
Guides & Tools
Country
France
Languages
French
Provider

Description

Description: 

This guide intended to enterprises and workers to help them in the task of assessing the risks and putting in place the preventive measures related to teleworking.

Home-based telework

Detailed Information

Hazards: 
Psychosocial/stress hazards
Static postures - sitting
Using Display Screen Equipment
Health effects: 
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Lower limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
Prevention measures: 
Elimination of hazards
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
Home workers
Purpose of the material: 
General information
Awareness raising
Guidance
Risk assessment
Target audience: 
Employers
Managers
Worker representatives
Safety officers
Priority area: 
Future generations
Prevention
Telework
Date of Publication / Year : 
2012