Changed conditions turn workplace health and safety focus to new areas
Published 29 January 2021
In uncertain times the level of concern and anxiety in our communities and workplaces should not be underestimated. For employers, the early identification of and supportive response to mental health issues are fundamental to employee wellbeing.
Working from home shifts the workplace to an environment your business may not have control over, and this also brings health and safety considerations.
The mental strain employees continue to be under due to COVID-19 is significant
Employers have a duty of care for their employees’ mental health
Responsibility for employees’ working from home environment extends far beyond ergonomics
National Head of Workplace Risk Vivienne Toll
With a background of more than 18 years in personal injury and occupational health and safety as a consultant, senior business development manager and senior manager with scheme agencies and brokerages, the scope of Vivienne Toll’s experience covers national and multi-state jurisdictions, and she is passionate about risk management.