Telework and health risks in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic

This research provides evidence on the experience of telework during the pandemic and provides policy recommendations for a better regulation of telework with a focus on work organisation and health issues.

  • Coordinator: notus-asr
  • Period: 11 months, 2020-2021
  • Funding body: European Agency for Safety and Health at Work (EU-OSHA)
  • Partners: IRShare, Praxis, Fondazione Giacomo Brodolini

Description

 TELEWORK AND HEALTH RISKS IN THE CONTEXT OF THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC

This research provides evidence on the experience of telework during the pandemic with a focus on work organisation and health issues. Based on desk research and in-depth interviews with workers and employers in three countries (Spain, France and Italy), the study highlights positive and negative impacts of this form of work organisation and provides policy recommendations for a successful adoption of telework while protecting worker’s safety and health.

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