Covid: Shed and garage offices pose insurance risk
08/04/2021 | news | business | 337
Plans to convert sheds, garages and extensions in order to work from home can leave some uninsured.
The health and safety 'at work' legislation requires the employer to risk assess workplaces and ensure that employees are able to work in a safe environment with the correct (electrically PAT tested) equipment. How many 'wfh'ers have had their employer round to inspect their workplaces or even had to complete a risk assessment? Working on the kitchen table using a laptop is probably not allowed!
Are chav parents going to keep their children under control in the garden so that neighbours can quietly have that teams conference call from the shed without being interrupted by screams? Removed