When at work, the employee and employer have a responsibility to consider health and safety, this doesn’t change if working from home. If working from home you must have a suitable environment in place to make working adequate, without strain and safe. As an employer, you should carry out a risk assessment of the home of any employee that will be working from home and remove any health and safety risks. Our DVD helps you see the precautions that need to take place in order to ensure your staff can be safe in a home, working environment.
As much of home work is low-risk, office duty work, you are only responsible for the equipment that you supply but, when employees are working from home doing more laborious activities such as working with adhesives or soldering, you must consider the risks involved.
Our health and safety in the home DVD has two titles; H&S for Homeworkers for Employees and H&S for Homeworkers for Employers. Both address key health and safety measures except, the employees DVD promotes the correct procedures and precautions to take and the employers DVD outlines details of their requirements to upkeep health and safety.
This health and safety from home DVD delves into many aspects of health and safety that need to be considered from first aid and reporting injuries, to slips trips and falls to expectant mothers. Having this source of information available all in one DVD helps in keeping costs low and is always there if needed as a refresher, a DVD can be watched countless times where as booking external courses can be costly and time consuming.