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Does teleworking pose a risk to our health?

2021-09-20T10:18:04.010Z

Despite the disappearance of “all teleworking”, set up to avoid contamination by Covid-19, many employees still practice it. The doctor Christian Géraut analyzes its advantages and disadvantages.



Christian Géraut is a doctor specializing in occupational health, member of the National Academy of Medicine.

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Thanks to the health crisis, teleworking has seen a considerable increase, with official government recommendations strongly encouraging employers to use it.

Currently, there seems to be a desire for face-to-face feedback, both on the part of employees, who wish to be in the company of their colleagues, and employers, who want to have their employees on site.

Government guidelines are becoming more flexible.

“All teleworking” therefore seems to be no longer relevant, but many employees have to practice it a few days a week.

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The very recent law of August 2, 2021, said to

"strengthen prevention in health at work",

cites, in its article L. 4 622-2 of the modified labor code, the impact of teleworking on health as a subject of special monitoring by occupational physicians.

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Source: lefigaro

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