Don't Forget Your Telecommuters
- Telecommuting Spawns Concerns. Read, A. // Internal Auditor;Feb2000, Vol. 57 Issue 1, p11
Deals with the strategic management concerns of telecommuting departments in the United States. Increase in the number of telecommuting employees in 1999 from that of 1990; Comments from Scot Faulkner, Global Practice Leader for the American Management Association; Advisory issued by the...
- Telecommuting Safely. Mustard, Timothy S. // Occupational Hazards;Apr2001, Vol. 63 Issue 4, p38
Focuses on the need for the United States Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) to forge partnerships with employers and employees to ensure that safety regulations are observed in telecommuting. Urgency of developing a method for conducting workplace hazard assessments; Offering...
- OSHA out to lunch. // Crain's Detroit Business;01/10/2000, Vol. 16 Issue 2, p8
Comments on the proposed regulations released by the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration regarding telecommuting employees. Impact of proposed regulations if enacted; Employers' responsibility to telecommuting employees; Personal responsibility of employees on safety issues.
- At-Home Work Spurs Risk Mgt. Concerns. Howard, J.C. // National Underwriter / Property & Casualty Risk & Benefits Manag;05/01/2000, Vol. 104 Issue 18, p6
Discusses the issues concerning the proposed home-safety standards of the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration. Comments from Jerry Davies, a representative of the Personal Insurance Federation of California; Effect of the proposal to employers, insurers and home workers;...
- OSHA allays concerns over telecommuting. Hofmann, Mark A. // Business Insurance;01/31/2000, Vol. 34 Issue 5, p2
Discloses that the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration has no intention of enforcing the workplace health and safety rules in telecommuters' home offices. Workplace health and safety rules' application to home-based workers exposed to toxic substances; Employers'...
- Be alert for more OSHA rules for telecommuters. Faris, Jack // San Diego Business Journal;01/31/2000, Vol. 21 Issue 5, p79
Focuses on the rules of the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration concerning telecommuting. Increased liability for employers; Benefits from telecommuting.
- Telecommuting: Government's new doorway into your home? Faris, Jack // Enterprise/Salt Lake City;03/13/2000, Vol. 29 Issue 38, p26
Reports on the controversy regarding telecommuting, or the ability of people to work in their homes. United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration's decision that an employer is responsible for a worker's injury at home; Uncertainty in the home workplace safety policy of the OSHA.
- OSHA creates work-at-home compliance debacle. Gossett, Lewis F. // South Carolina Business Journal;Feb2000, Vol. 19 Issue 1, p6
Criticizes the regulations of the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) affecting telecommuters and other stay-at-home workers. Intrusiveness of the government regulations; Advice for the vigilance of employers against the ridiculous policy of the OSHA.
- Don't write off OSHA in your home just yet. Hamilton, Dennis // Indianapolis Business Journal;01/24/2000, Vol. 20 Issue 46, p13
Discusses the interpretation of the United States Occupational Safety and Health Administration on the applicability of workplace safety rules in the home of telecommuters. Accountability of employers; Reaction of small business and telecommuters; Withdrawal of advisory by Labor Department...