Many people work from home either on an occational or routine basis. These individuals may be either self employed or employed, but both require risk assessments covering all aspects of their work.
Safety and Health Ltd can work with these groups to Identify and document risks and where necesssary find solutions, in particular in areas such a Display Screen Equipment (DSE) usage, Driving for work, Child Care Providers and other small businesses.
This is an environment that offers many challenges and we offer a sensitive approach as we are fully aware that we are encroaching upon your employees home. To that end we offer solutions that best suit a healthy work/life balance that will benefit your employee and raise their well being and productivity.
Most individuals work on their own at some time as part of their time at work. Safety and health can identify any increased risks from this work and provide solutions to reduce the risk.
We have had great experience with both Lone and Home Working in some challenging environments and it is essential that if you are sending an employee out alone then keeping them safe is a must. Failing to do so is in violation of the Health and Safety at Work act.
Remember, an employee who feels safe also works safe and this usually reflects in their attitude to work and their production levels.