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Work stress – HSE management standards

The HSE’s ‘management standards’ for work-related stress define the culture of an organisation where risks from work-related stress are being effectively managed. The six management standards cover the primary sources of stress at work: Demands: Quantitative demands (workload, working hours, quantity … Continue reading

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Helping staff manage stress at work

Many employees feel some sort of work-related stress at some point in their working lives, particularly when deadlines are looming. Generally, infrequent and short bouts of stress are manageable for most people. However, when stress becomes prolonged or more intense, … Continue reading

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Employers have duty to try to prevent work-related stress

A new standard (PAS 1010) to help organisations assess and manage the risks associated with work-related stress was published in February 2011 by the British Standards Institute (BSI). It should be a significant aid to employers in an area of … Continue reading

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