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Changes in working practices and the move towards precarious working

There are indications that changes in working practices, eg increases in virtual working, homeworking, teleworking, part-time working, 24 hour working, and any trends toward increases in temporary or insecure work, may be associated with a deterioration in occupational health and safety (OHS) in terms of injury rates, disease risk, stress, hazard exposures, or worker (and manager) knowledge of OHS and regulatory responsibilities.

Implications

Reports

Updated 2013-03-25