Corporate stress management, employee risk management, employee consultations and surveys, stress audits. Training, coaching and mentoring, training assessment, coping skills, anxiety management, competency.
Offsite Links for Personal Stress Issues
Under the current Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations, employers should ‘assess the risk of stress-
Under the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974, employers are required to ‘take measures to control that risk’.
What is Stress Risk?
As previously stated we believe the true definition of stress to be "The point at which excessive or sustained pressure causes physical or mental harm”. This definition highlights the essential difference between pressure and stress, where pressure is not hazardous to health and safety but stress is hazardous to health and safety.
The HSE requires that a proactive approach be applied where potential stress hazards are identified alongside actual stress hazards. These are all then risk assessed and where appropriate risk minimised.
The HSE advises that we use the same risk assessment process as used for all other health and safety risk assessments, so for stress this would be:
Free Employee Consultation
If you are arranging employee training with us you may be able to claim a free HSE standard employee consultation, complete with report, as a starting point for your stress risk assessment.