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27 - 28 JUNE 2024
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100 + Safety and Health Equipment Manufacturers participating in OSH South India – Bangalore.

Visit OSH South India – Bangalore and avail reimbursement for your train travel.

South India’s Largest Occupational Safety & Health show is back in Chennai, June 27 – 28, 2024, Hall no. 1, Bangaluru International Exhibition Centre, Bangalore.. Book your stall in best Location : 7045909099.

Live demonstrations, Latest Innovations, Global Experts, Certification workshops.

Explore PPE such as hard hat, safety gloves, gas mask, safety shoes, work wear, safety harness under one Roof.

How To Manage the Health and Safety of Your Remote Workers

As more and more businesses move to remote work, employers must ensure their remote workers remain safe and healthy. This can be a daunting task for any business owner or manager, but with the right strategies in place, you can easily manage your remote staff's health and safety.

In this article, we will discuss key strategies managers should consider when managing the health and safety of their remote employees. We'll look at how to create policies, provide support services, set up effective communication channels, develop trust between team members, and use technology to monitor employee well-being.

By taking all of these steps into consideration when creating a plan to keep your remote workers safe and healthy, you can rest assured knowing that your team is taken care of no matter where they are working.

Establishing Policies and Procedures for Remote Workers

As companies continue to embrace remote work, it's not just crucial that the welfare of employees be taken into account but also that their well-being is managed effectively in this new environment.

A good policy should include clear principles on ergonomics and health, safety guidelines, rules on flexible working hours, returning to the office when possible, mental health support services, and mechanisms to ensure collaboration regardless of geographical distance.

Examples include having designated non-work time so employees have time outside of work to rest and recharge, providing workers with ergonomic furniture and equipment necessary to complete their jobs without risk of injury or pain, setting up secure networks for data exchange between home offices and company systems, implementing flexibility in hours so employees can achieve healthy work-life balance, among other initiatives.

According to Shawn Plummer, CEO of the Annuity Expert, "Creating policies and procedures that reflect the new remote work environment is a key step to ensuring employees are happy, safe, and productive while they are away from the office."

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