Practical tips to make home-based telework as healthy, safe and effective as possible

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Practical tips to make home-based telework as healthy, safe and effective as possible

Practical tips to make home-based telework as healthy, safe and effective as possible

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
EU
Languages

English

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

Description

This article includes some advice and tips intended to ensure the occupational health and well-being of teleworkers. It addresses, among others, what would be an appropriate work environment at home, ergonomic risks (and preventive measures) related to display screen equipment and computer work and stress and mental health issues (related to work-life balance issues, feeling of being isolated or disconnected).

This article includes some advice and tips intended to ensure the occupational health and well-being of teleworkers. It addresses, among others, what would be an appropriate work environment at home, ergonomic risks (and preventive measures) related to display screen equipment and computer work and stress and mental health issues (related to work-life balance issues, feeling of being isolated or disconnected).

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English

Other data

Hazards
Poor work organisation
Psychosocial/stress hazards
Static postures - sitting
Using Display Screen Equipment
Health effects
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Neck and shoulder disorders
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
Guidance
Risk assessment
Target audience
Employers
Managers
Worker representatives
Workers
Year
2020