EXCELLENCE IN HSE COMPLIANCE
During this difficult time, many of you will be asked to work from home, if you are an employer, you must make sure there is a risk assessment of the work activities that are to be carried out. This may involve you visiting someones residence or more likely, it may involve you providing a questionnaire and asking for appropriate evidence e.g. photographs. It will help decide if sufficient steps have been taken to prevent harm to your employees or anyone else who may be affected by their work.
What are your responsibilities?
If you have provided electrical equipment to your employee, then you as an employer are responsible for its maintenance.
You are not responsible for electrical sockets or other parts of your employees domestic electrical system, these are their responsibility. It is also recommended that your employee, carry out the following basic checks on a regular basis: