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Working from Home: Opportunities and Risks

Type
Guides & Tools
Country
Liechtenstein
Languages
English
Provider

Description

Description: 

This article presents several economic and legal issues related to home-based teleworking (including the OSH related ones: safety and ergonomics).


 


 


 

Working from Home: Opportunities and Risks

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
Worsening of existing (chronic) condition
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.): 
Home workers
Purpose of the material: 
Warning message/Alert
General information
Awareness raising
Target audience: 
Employers
Managers
Worker representatives
Priority area: 
Prevention
Psychosocial risks
Sedentary work
Telework
Date of Publication / Year : 
2020