Telecommuting Safety

Safety considerations, benefits, disadvantages, policies, and practices for telecommuting:

Statistics show that employers are increasingly moving toward telecommuting work arrangements as a benefit to both themselves and their employees. This Ergo Bulletin covers the benefits and disadvantages of telecommuting. Working from home does not mean that employees are immune to injuries. Workers’ compensation laws do cover employees while they are “on the clock". The policies and practices in this Ergo Bulletin apply to both employers and employees.

Download this Ergo Bulletin for the complete listing of safety considerations for telecommuting.