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Stress in the Workplace

Section Information
Course Name: Stress in the Workplace
Course Code: Stress_in_the_Workplace_ME
Course duration: 30 minutes
Course introduction: Stress accounts for 43% of all working days lost in the UK due to ill health. At some point in their working lives, everyone is vulnerable to workplace stress, but this negative state and its causes can be managed and controlled. This insightful course is split into three modules, focusing on what work related stress is, what employers can do to control the main workplace stressors, and what employees can do to help themselves. After completing this course you will understand why people feel stressed and what changes can be made to prevent and manage it.
Course objectives:

In this course you will learn:

  • What work related stress is
  • The six primary sources of workplace stress
  • The emotional, behavioural and physical responses to stress
  • How stress is covered in The Health and Safety at Work Act 1974
  • About The HSE Management Standards and risk assessments
  • Methods for managing the six primary sources of workplace stress
  • Preventing stress in relation to The Working Time Regulations 1998, and
  • Tips for managing your own stress and how to build resilience

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