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Home Working Risk Assessment Form


This Home Working Risk Assessment Form should be used when someone uses their home as a place of work. If they are employed, their employer owes the same duty of care to the employee as if he/she were at the employers’ place of work, so a risk assessment is required in order to identify any potential hazards at the premises. If an individual is self- employed, they still have a duty of care to anyone who comes to the house on business.

As homes are generally not intended to be workplaces, working from home requires a specific assessment of such things as:

• Where will the employee set up their desk/workstation so as not to cause excessive interference with family life. Do they have a spare bedroom/study or will they work in the lounge or dining room;

• The carrying out of a fire risk assessment – and if needed, provision of smoke detectors;

• Suitable storage for tools or materials, or for any business stock; and

• The suitability of the home environment to act as meeting place for work visitors/customers etc. Small businesses can probably conduct the risk assessment themselves; however, larger businesses may want to seek the advice of a health and safety expert.

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