Employers should provide employees working from home equipment, such as a computer, cellphone and internet connection. The company must ensure that employees have a place to work from home and do not have any additional expenses due to their work from home.
The Danish working environment regulations apply to work from home, and the employer should inform employees that the Danish working environment regulation applies. In turn, the employee must acknowledge and comply with this. Employers are also advised to inspect the home offices of employees to ensure compliance with the working environment regulation.
Employers are advised to add health and safety at home regulations in the company's internal handbook. Employers should instruct the employees about health and safety matters related to remote work. Employees working with a display screen should take breaks regularly to rest their eyes.
Employees must care for their health and safety and follow any reasonable policies or directions their employer gives them. They should inform employers of any work-related incidents or injuries that occur while working remotely.
An appropriate workstation will include the following:
Recommendations for employees working remotely: