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Telework under exceptional circumstances

Type
Guides & Tools
Country
France
Languages
French
Provider
INRS

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Description

Description: 

The pandemic (COVID - 19) has forced many enterprises to ask their workers to work from home. Under these circumstances, teleworkers can be exposed to health and safety risks that need to be addressed.

Telework under exceptional circumstances

Detailed Information

Sector / Industry covered: 
Not sector specific
Hazards: 
Psychosocial/stress hazards
Static postures - sitting
Using Display Screen Equipment
Health effects: 
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Neck and shoulder 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: 
Warning message/Alert
General information
Awareness raising
Guidance
Target audience: 
Employers
Managers
Worker representatives
Workers
Priority area: 
Prevention
Sedentary work
Date of Publication / Year : 
2020