With a statement published yesterday on its website “Informative on health and safety in smart working”, INAIL announced the publication in the Official Journal of the DPCM 4 March 2020, where it is reiterated that employers can apply the smart working mode for the duration of the state of emergency (31 July 2020) to any employment relationship, even in the absence of individual agreements.
The aforementioned document contains all the norms that the parts are called to respect in case of performance according to the canons of the smart working.
First of all, the employer is responsible for ensuring the health and safety of the worker, who performs the work in an agile manner, and to this end, he shall provide the worker and the SGM with written information at least once a year, in which the general risks and specific risks associated with the particular way in which the employment relationship is carried out are identified.
The worker, for his part, has certain obligations, including:
• to contribute, together with the employer, managers, and supervisors, to the fulfillment of the obligations relating to the protection of health and safety at work;
•observe the provisions and instructions given by employers, managers, and supervisors for the purpose of collective and individual protection;
• the correct use of work equipment, dangerous substances, and preparations, means of transport and safety devices;
• appropriate use of the protective devices made available to them.