Telework and Home Office
Health and Safety GuideBook - 2009
"Telecommuting" or "Teleworking" means a work agreement in which a supervisor directs or permits employees to perform their usual duties away from their central workplace, in accordance with work agreements. This guide is intended to provide practical information for teleworkers and home-based office workers to: integrate health and safety into everyday activities -- Ensure compliance with health and safety legislation and due diligence -- Help manage a telework position so it works best for both the employee and employer -- Understand the importance of ergonomics (work station, desk, chair, etc.), work organization (pace of work, maintaining contact, etc.), and other safety and security needs that may be unique to a "working at home" environment.
Publisher: Hamilton, Ont. : Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, 2009
Edition: 1st ed
Branch Call Number: 363.11 CAN
Characteristics: 139 p. : ill., ; 17 cm