How can you work safely from home in the midst of COVID-19?
Beacon Mutual has developed a webinar to provide tips and techniques to utilize for people unfamiliar with working remotely. This webinar has been designed specifically to address the unique challenges of working from home during the COVID-19 pandemic. Setting up your workspace properly is one of the most important ways to ensure that you are working safely while working remotely.
Beacon's trained ergonomists will walk you through best practices and recommendations to help you set up your remote workspace, maintain a regular routine for your workday, and manage your stress while working from home. Remaining engaged and connected with your co-workers while working outside the office. Our experts will provide recommendations to help keep you mentally and physically healthy while working remotely during the current public health crisis.
Watch this introduction video for working remotely during COVID-19: Check the Safety Seminars page for the full version of this webinar coming soon!
Resources for Working Remotely:
Download these resources and more from Beacon's Safety Library:
- Office Ergonomic Self-help Checklist
- Telecommuting Safety
- Monitors: Single Monitor, Dual Monitors, Reducing Glare on Monitors
- Sit or Stand Workstations
- Mouse Style
- Stretch For Safety Quick Card
- COVID-19 links to interim guidance and other resources for preventing exposures to, and infection
- Guidance on Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19 : English and Spanish
CDC fact sheets for communicating COVID-19 awareness to employees in multiple languages
Access FREE Online Training for Policyholders:
More than 100 core health & safety online training courses can be delivered anytime, anyplace, and at any pace with the most popular courses offered in both English and Spanish. We are offering 5 new courses are specific to the coronavirus. Visit Beacon Online University.
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