European Agency for Safety and Health at Work

Maria Caprile, Juan Arasanz and Pablo Sanz in collaboration with Feliciano Iudicone and Frédéric Turlan  for the fieldwork and Märt Masso for the peer-review

Telework and health risks in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic: evidence from the field and policy implications



Table of Contents
1. Introduction
2. A review of the health risks, preventive measures and regulation of telework
2.1 Telework and psychosocial risks
2.2 Telework, MSDs and their relationship with psychosocial risks
2.3 Prevention and management of OSH: the role of organisational support
2.4 Telework patterns in the post-pandemic context
2.5 Regulation of telework
3. Teleworking during the COVID-19 pandemic: employee and employer experiences
3.1 Employees
3.2 Employers
4. Concluding remarks and recommendations
4.1 Psychosocial risks
4.2 Musculoskeletal disorders and other physical issues
4.3 Moderating factors
4.4 Regulatory trends at national level
4.5 Policy pointers

Annex: methodology
1. Literature review
2. Fieldwork

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