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Are we required to pay for a worker's health and safety home office purchases?

Q: Our workers typically work from home but have access to the office should they wish to use it. Some workers come into the office on occasion but most do not. If a worker requests an item of equipment for the home office for health and safety reasons, what are our obligations in terms of funding the purchase? For example, supplying a sit-stand desk for a worker’s home office because they suffer from chronic back pain.

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