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A Guide to Managing Homeworking

COVID-19 has accelerated the move by office staff and others from their businesses place of work to home working. What may have been a temporary move in response to the pandemic, will for many become the normal way of work. 

The course is designed to:

  • Assist managers and others who will is planning to make staff work from home role permanently or is now required to support or train homeworkers. 
  • Take a critical look at both employer and employee responsibilities under Health and Safety legislation and how key laws and regulations apply to the homeworkers and their home. 
  • Cover the main policies and procedures that a business should have in place to support homeworkers.
  • Avoid potential pitfalls associated with homeworking. 

Course content

The course content is divided into 5 parts.

  • About homeworking, its history, benefits and disadvantages.
  • H&S legal requirements
  • What you need to know about risk assessments, electrical checks and control measures.
  • Overcoming pitfalls in, community, communication, security, lone working and wellbeing.
  • Key Actions for HR, IT, FM, Line and H&S managers.
 

Pre-requisites

Intermediate.

Assesment

The course concludes with an assessment consisting “True/False”, “Drag and Drop” and “Multi-choice” questions.

More details

The course is recognised by MAKE UK.