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Document ID (ISN)112578
CIS number 12-0216
Year 2012
Convention or series no.
Title Out of "site", out of mind? Managing office teleworking in the 21st century
Bibliographic information Institution of Occupational Safety and Health, The Grange, Highfield Drive, Wigston, Leicestershire, LE18 1NN, United Kingdom, February 2012 (revised). 18p. Illus.
Internet access Out_of_site_out_of_mind_[INTERNET_FREE_ACCESS] [in English]
Abstract Advances in information technology mean that more and more people are working away from the office. Teleworking has many advantages, including reduced costs for employers and greater flexibility for employees, but it also raises new safety and health concerns. This guide explains how to protect staff and improve efficiency by managing the risks sensibly. Contents: definition of teleworking; risk assessment; monitoring teleworkers' safety and health
Descriptors (primary) office work; telecommuting; responsibilities of employers; health hazards
Descriptors (secondary) United Kingdom; work efficiency; hazard evaluation; ethics; safety guides
Document type F - Information notes, codes of practice, standards
Subject(s) Commerce, services, offices
Broad subject area(s) Industries and occupations
Browse category(ies) Telework
Office work