Telework and health risks in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic: evidence from the field and policy implications

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Telework and health risks in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic: evidence from the field and policy implications

Telework and health risks in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic: evidence from the field and policy implications

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
EU
Languages

English

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

Description

This report reviews the occupational safety and health issues associated with telework, and the measures and regulations in place to prevent and manage them. In-depth, candid interviews with workers and employers in three selected countries highlight the positive and negative impacts of teleworking during the pandemic.

This report reviews the occupational safety and health issues associated with telework, and the measures and regulations in place to prevent and manage them. In-depth, candid interviews with workers and employers in three selected countries highlight the positive and negative impacts of teleworking during the pandemic.

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English

Other data

Hazards
Awkward postures
Psychosocial/stress hazards
Static postures - sitting
Using Display Screen Equipment
Health effects
Back pain or injury
Upper limb disorders
Lower 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
Telework
Year
2021