HSE visual guide on home-workers’ workstation set-up
The HSE has published video guidance on how to set up workstations when working from home.
It advises workers not to expect workstation assessments when working from home temporarily, but suggests trying to get good posture while working at a computer.
The video shows the ideal posture to sit in, with relaxed shoulders, straight wrists and support for lower back and feet.
Sleep and Fatigue: Director’s Briefing
Fatigue is common amongst the population, but particularly among those working abnormal hours, and can arise from excessive working time or poorly designed shift patterns. It is also related to workload, in that workers are more easily fatigued if their work is machine-paced, complex or monotonous.
This free director’s briefing contains:
- Key points;
- Recommendations for employers;
- Case law;
- Legal duties.