Home-based teleworking and preventive occupational safety and health measures in European workplaces: evidence from ESENER-3

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Home-based teleworking and preventive occupational safety and health measures in European workplaces: evidence from ESENER-3

Home-based teleworking and preventive occupational safety and health measures in European workplaces: evidence from ESENER-3

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
EU
Languages

English

Provider
Provider (English)
EU OSHA
Provider (Original)
EU OSHA

Description

This report identifies the main characteristics of home-based teleworkers and companies with teleworking in place, and looks at some of the most common prevention measures being implemented to counteract the associated physical and psychosocial risks to worker health and well-being. The report is based on data from EU-OSHA’s ESENER survey, the European Union Labour Force Survey and the Eurofound’s European Working Conditions Survey 2015.

This report identifies the main characteristics of home-based teleworkers and companies with teleworking in place, and looks at some of the most common prevention measures being implemented to counteract the associated physical and psychosocial risks to worker health and well-being. The report is based on data from EU-OSHA’s ESENER survey, the European Union Labour Force Survey and the Eurofound’s European Working Conditions Survey 2015.

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English

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Hazards
Awkward postures
Long hours
Psychosocial/stress hazards
Static postures - sitting
Using Display Screen Equipment
Health effects
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
Stress
Worker groups covered (vulnerable groups etc.)
Home workers
Prevention measures
Elimination of hazards
Simple tips and measures
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Exercises
Purpose of the material
General information
Awareness raising
Risk assessment
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Priority area
Facts and figures
Telework
Year
2021