Management of Stress


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Management of Stress

9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Price (incl. VAT) £0.00
No. of spaces available 0

Wimborne, Dorset


For over 30 years work-related stress depression and anxiety has been one of the leading causes of employee ill-health and absence in UK businesses. But the negative effects of harmful stress don’t end there, it can also affect vital areas, such as staff retention, collaborative working, customer satisfaction, quality, and creativity amongst others. This interactive workshop introduces delegates to a risk-based approach to the management of work-related stress. The course highlights the benefits of utilising the HSE stress management standards and provides delegates with the confidence and skills required to implement a stress management program based on those standards. Throughout the session delegates will take part in interactive and engaging quizzes, individual and group exercises. enabling them to reflect on how the learning outcomes could be implemented within their organisation.

Course content

• What is stress?
• Business, legal, and moral case for management of work-related stress
• The physiological and psychological signs and symptoms of stress
• How stress may affect mental health
• How stress can influence workplace performance
• Recognising stress in ourselves and others
• Risk based approach to the management of stress
• Introduction to the HSE stress management standards and the 6 common stress risk factors
• Implementation of the HSE stress management toolkit
• Recognising and engagement with key stakeholders
• Methods of gathering data and communicating with stakeholders
• Stress risk assessments
• Stress and wellbeing

Who should attend?

This course is particularly beneficial to those with the responsibility of designing and managing an organisations work-related stress management program. It is anticipated that senior managers, HR, and Health and safety professionals will benefit from clarifying their
existing knowledge and build upon that knowledge with tools to assist in the development of their organisations approach to the management of work-related stress.

Delivery Method

The course is typically delivered face to face and involves a combination of interactive tutor led discussions, quizzes, practical work, and individual exercises.

1 day training