Working from Home Overview
In general, arrangements for home-based work or other outside work environment will depend on a case-by-case basis or one or more of the following criteria:
- There is a benefit to the employer and employee.
- The application to work from home and arrangement would enhance or maintain productivity.
- There would be no significant additional expenses incurred.
- Working in absence of a normal workplace is an approved condition of employment or a contract.
- There are valid personal or family reasons not to return to work at the time.
Once approved to work from home or away from the normal workplace the new routine can be both beneficial and challenging. Difficulty concentrating, low motivation or moments of distraction may need to be monitored and controlled from time to time. Most workers who can work remotely with success usually have a reputation for being very disciplined.
It is important that personnel working from home maintain their focus on work health and safety requirements, a good work-life balance with health, safety and well-being and still nurture their business relationships.
Note: A new working from home agreement should be reviewed after a trial period and generally should not exceed 12 months.
What is a Work from Home Procedure?
A work from home procedure is a set of instructions and guidelines developed through risk assessment that helps employees be safe, productive and efficient when there is a working from home arrangement in place. The procedure can include details on setting up a dedicated workspace, maintaining set hours and communicating with team members.
There are a lot of benefits to working from home, including an enhanced ability to trust your employees but, it can also be a challenge for some remote employees or remote workers to stay productive and efficient with new flexible working arrangements.
Contents of this Work from Home Procedure
- Terms and Definitions.
- Roles and Responsibilities.
- Maintain a Regular Work Schedule.
- Maintaining a Safe Work Environment and Work Health and Safety.
- Meetings for Workers Who Work from Home.
- Communication When Working Remotely.
- Introduction to Workstation Ergonomics.
- The Correct Work Posture.
- Working Height.
- Computer Position.
- Computer Mouse.
- Work and Rest Schedules.
- Posture Activity Exercises.
- Useful Tips.
- Related Procedures, Forms and Documents.
- Review Criteria.
- Record Management.
Why Choose to Buy this Work from Home Procedure
- This 14-page work from home procedure can assist you set up a process to enable a home-based office or other associated outside work environment to be assessed, monitored and controlled to create a workday.
- The procedure can also provide practical guidance to your organization and human resources dept on how to minimize the risk of occupational injury and discomfort in a home office or remote work environment.
- By following the procedure employees can understand the working from home agreements, working hours, remote team building and employee engagement methods that are required.
After purchasing this work from home procedure you will be able to:
- Very easily edit and customize the template to create your own work from home procedure.
- Apply your own style, format and brand to the procedure.
- Use it in any industry or sector regardless of the size or type of organisation.
Availability and Use of this Work from Home Procedure
- This work from home procedure is accessible to you right now by clicking the ‘Buy Now’ button.
- The procedure will be delivered to you in fully editable Microsoft Word format for immediate and full use in your business.
- There are no subscriptions, contracts or ongoing costs.
This work from home procedure is 100% satisfaction guaranteed.
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