HONG KONG SAR, CHINA - Media OutReach - 6 August, 2020 - Chubb announced the launch of Work from Home Insurance in Hong Kong SAR. As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, the traditional office environment has increasingly become the home, as work from home becomes the new normal. As businesses adapt to living with COVID-19 and beyond, working from home is expected to remain a part of an employee's work-life.


Chubb's Work from Home Insurance has been tailored to enable employers to continue to care for the health, safety and well-being of their employees whilst they work remotely.


Highlights of this product include[1]:

  1. Payment for psychological counselling of employees diagnosed with stress disorders due to working from home.

  2. Ergonomic injury benefits for postural or ergonomic stress or strains.

  3. Accidental death or permanent disability payments due to an accident at home or serious burns received as a result of cooking while working from home.

  4. Coverage for employees who are injured whilst carrying out their work away from their residence.

 

Stanley Wong, President of Chubb's general insurance business in Hong Kong SAR said, "Technological advancements have allowed people to stay connected, and flexible work arrangements may remain a part of every employee's work week and expectations even after the COVID-19 pandemic has passed. It is timely for Chubb to launch the Work from Home Insurance to help employers meet the evolving employee care and benefit needs."


For more information about Chubb's Work from Home Insurance, please visit chubb.com/hk-en/business/work-from-home-insurance.aspx.



[1] These product highlights are an overview of the key features of the product. Please see the actual policy for exact terms, conditions and exclusions.

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