Healthy and Safe Telework: Technical Brief

Developed by: WHO/ILO (The World Health Organization and International Labour Organization)

Description: A report on the health effects of working at a remote, satellite, or home computing environment, termed as “telework”. The resource includes a discussion of physical and mental health benefits and risk factors of telework, with guidance for employers and workers on how to maintain an effective teleworking environment. The resource also discusses work organization, health-promotion behaviours, and the role of occupational health services in telework.

Keywords: home, hybrid, remote, computer, workstations, physical, cognitive, health, mental, workspace

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