Fears about COVID-19 infections in the workplace, questions about safety precautions, and concerns about vaccination rates are key reasons why some property and casualty insurance professionals say they are not enthused about a return to the office.Risk Management
Canadian Underwriter’s Working From Home survey found that nearly two in five of more than 800 P&C industry respondents reported that they were either ‘not enthusiastic’ (21%) or ‘not at all enthusiastic’ (18%) about going back to the office.
When invited to expand on their answers in an open-ended question, several readers pointed to uncertainty around COVID-19.
‘No trust amongst colleagues’ attitudes towards COVID-19,’ one response read.
‘Worry over employees that are not vaccinated,’ said another. ‘Worry over new variants of the virus.’ Workplace vaccination rates were top of mind for P&C pros.