We’ve all had an abrupt change in our day-to-day circumstances at the moment and a new normal has been introduced to ensure everyone stays safe during the global pandemic – work from home.

Under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015, an employee who works from home is considered to be at their workplace, which means their employer plays an important role in eliminating or minimising health and safety risks, so far as is reasonably practicable.

So here are 5 tips employers can consider for staff now working from home:

  1. Workstation set up
  2. Work Environment
  3. Mental health and well-being
  4. New co-workers
  5. Move it, move it, move it!

Read more here to learn the fundamentals of what to consider.

At the end of the day, we all need to adapt as best we can to the changing tides around us, so let’s keep on swimming until we learn to ride the waves again!