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Transient workers

A transient worker, sometimes also known as a peripatetic worker, is defined as someone who works away from their normal work base either for part or all of their work. It can also refer to someone who has no fixed work base. Risk assessments for transient workers will need to take into account the type of work they are doing away from the normal work base - this would usually include:

Updated 2019-09-18