E-fact 33 - Risk assessment for Teleworkers
Following a brief introduction to teleworking and occupational health and safety issues faced by teleworkers, the article includes sections on ‘How to do a Risk Assessment’ and ‘How to use a Checklist’. A checklist is then presented to help identify the hazards applied to teleworking. An extensive list of ‘proposed solutions and examples of preventive measures’ is then considered for some of the questions raised in the general checklist. A case study is then presented, showing the challenges faced by teleworking. Finally, sources of further information are presented at the end of the article.