working from home: employer guidelines

Messer, Leisa
December 2011
Charter;Dec2011, Vol. 82 Issue 11, p27
The article suggests steps that can be taken by an employer to comply with workplace health and safety legislation if it decides to allow employees to work from home on a regular basis. It discusses things that need to be taken into account in deciding whether to permit employees to work from home. It notes the need for each employee working from home to complete a workplace health and safety (WH&S) checklist. An employer is also advised to audit the home office on an annual basis.


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