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Remote Work: Maintaining our Health, Safety, and Distance

Type
Guides & Tools
Country
Canada
Languages
English
French
Provider
Canadian Centre for Occupational Safety and Health (CCOHS)

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Description

Description: 

The coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has challenged employers to equip their workers with the tools they need in order to do their jobs safely at home, and it’s important that this focus includes both mental and physical health.

Remote Work: Maintaining our Health, Safety, and Distance

Detailed Information

Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Hazards: 
Psychosocial/stress hazards
Static postures - sitting
Health effects: 
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Lower limb disorders
Stress
Prevention measures: 
Elimination of hazards
Simple tips and measures
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Exercises
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
All (no specific group)
Home workers
Purpose of the material: 
General information
Awareness raising
Guidance
Risk assessment
Target audience: 
Employers
Managers
Worker representatives
Workers
Priority area: 
Prevention
Sedentary work
Date of Publication / Year : 
2020