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Teleworking - OSH Answers Fact Sheets

Type
Guides & Tools
Country
Canada
Languages
English
French
Provider

Description

Description: 

This fact sheet covers a wide range of health and safety issues related to teleworking. It includes ergonomic tips for setting up a home office; tips for work scheduling (work load) issues; what is an appropriate home office environment, etc.  

Teleworking - OSH Answers Fact Sheets

Detailed Information

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
Improving individual working techniques (e.g manual handling postures)
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
Safety officers
Priority area: 
Prevention
Sedentary work
Telework
Date of Publication / Year : 
2019