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5 Articles to help you understand what workers’ compensation coverage you are entitled to as a telecommuter.
As more people are shifting to working from home, employers are having to shift their policies to ensure that employees are in a safe workspace and have coverage should they be injured on the job.
Today’s Handy Tips include five articles to help you understand what type of coverage you might expect from an employer, what you should do as an employer to protect your employees, and ways to improve the safety of your or your employee’s home office.
- Nolo explains the criteria used to determine if an injury can be considered work-related at your home office as well as provides tools to get started filing a workers’ compensation claim.
- Property Casualty 360 shares examples of real cases where workers’ compensation was provided for home office injuries.
- SFMIC provides detailed checklists to help plan for safe remote work and highlights safety concerns that should be addressed in a home office workspace.
- SHRM suggests and links to examples of detailed telecommuting policies and procedures agreements.
- The Hartford covers how to protect work at home employees as well as home-based businesses.