Duty of Care for a Mobile Workforce: Out of Sight Cannot Mean Out of Mind
Mobile Work: The New Normal
It’s no secret that the workplace is changing. Today’s technology enables employees to work from anywhere in the world while staying connected 24/7. For example, the latest Gallup Workplace report found that 43% of employees work remotely at least some of the time.1 Mobile work has become an integral part of conducting business, and it needs to be considered within health and safety policies.
Mobile workers may be alone in fixed locations in their homes, or always on the move. There are unlimited possibilities and combinations of mobile work arrangements, but they all fall within three main categories: