The ergonomics of homeworking

While many workers across the globe have returned to their offices following the most severe waves of the COVID-19 pandemic, some workers may still need to work from home on occasion. For example, if they are advised to self-isolate or if there is a local outbreak in their community or workplace.

If your workforce needs to temporarily revert to home working, it’s important to remember that your organisation still has a duty of care to ensure risks to their workers are properly managed.
Below is advice and guidance aimed to help organisations temporarily adapt to a remote working situation.

You can also use our Home office mobile office guide to managing remote working, explains how to protect your staff and improve efficiency by managing the risks sensibly. It also includes some assessment checklists to help you manage remote working.