HSE Guidance: Protecting homeworkers during the coronavirus pandemic

If employers have people working from home as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, they  have the same health and safety responsibilities for home workers as for any other workers; the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has provided advice and guidance for employers to follow, including 

Issues employers  should consider include:

  • lone working without supervision
  • working with display screen equipment (DSE)
  • keeping in touch to recognise signs of stress and mental health problems

Visit the HSE website for further information. 

Posted on: Wednesday 20th January 2021