Health and Safety Issues in the Remote WorkplacePosted in : LK Shields on Employment Law on 24 March 2022
The provisions of the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work Act 2005 (the 2005 Act) and the Safety, Health and Welfare at Work (General Application) Regulations 2007 to 2021 apply to the remote working environment. However, as they were not drafted with remote working in mind but rather at a time when attendance at a traditional, physical workplace was the norm, the question arises as to whether the current framework of health and safety legislation in Ireland adequately supports remote and hybrid working.
The Risk Assessment
Health and safety legislation requires all employers to ensure, as far as reasonably practicable, that their employees are working in a safe environment. The
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This article is correct at 24/03/2022
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