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Tips for those working from home

Many are working from home at the moment. We have gathered some useful tips on how you can improve your working environment at home.

Five tips for you who are working from home

Workplace at home

If an employee needs to work from home due to the risk of COVID-19, the employer is still responsible for ensuring a safe work environment for the employee. The requirements on workplace design can usually be met in the home, but such things as proper lighting and ergonomics should be considered. If you cannot arrange for an equally good seat in the home, more frequent breaks to move around may be necessary.

Read more in the workplace design provisions:

Workplace design (AFS 2009:2ENG), provisions

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Last updated 2020-04-16