Remote and isolated work

Resources relevant to remote and isolated work 

To minimise risks to workers’ health and safety, you must have control measures in place to manage the risks associated with remote and isolated work.  

If you’re a person conducting a business or undertaking (PCBU), you have a duty to protect workers’ health and safety.

Workers may face increased or additional work health and safety risks when working alone or in a remote location. This includes a lack of second opinion, support or assistance with difficult tasks,

Mental (psychological) health, just like physical health, is an important part of work health and safety (WHS).  

Resources on working from home 

Working from home may change, increase or create work health or safety risks.  The options for managing risks at a worker's home may be different to those you use to manage risks at the usual workp

Working from home won’t suit all types or work, businesses or workers. A range of issues need to be considered before work is undertaken from home.

Persons conducting a business or undertaking (PCBUs) may choose to offer their workers the option of working from home, either for all or part of their working hours. WHS laws still apply if worker