Teleworking during the COVID-19 pandemic: risks and prevention strategies

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Teleworking during the COVID-19 pandemic: risks and prevention strategies

Teleworking during the COVID-19 pandemic: risks and prevention strategies

Type of item
Guides & Tools
Country
EU
Languages

English

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

Description

This short report describes the main drivers of teleworking and the associated OSH risks, benefits and challenges arising for workers and organisations during the pandemic.

This short report describes the main drivers of teleworking and the associated OSH risks, benefits and challenges arising for workers and organisations during the pandemic.

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Language of original language description

English

Other data

Hazards
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
Simple tips and measures
Technical measures e.g. ergonomic equipment
Training/guidance (for workers)
Exercises
Purpose of the material
General information
Awareness raising
Risk assessment
Target audience
All (no specific target audience)
Year
2021