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How to conduct a Stress Risk Assessment

This workshop is designed to develop an understanding of how to conduct a workplace Stress Risk Assessment in order to identify the causes of workplace stress among individuals, teams and across the organisation as a whole. The workshop will increase your skills and confidence in assessing existing and future stressors. The process of conducting a Health and Safety Executive (HSE) compliant Stress Risk Assessment as well as potential follow-up actions that are aimed at creating a culture of wellbeing will be covered. These actions will be directly linked to reducing the risk exposure associated with stress, which will ultimately provide a return on investment through reduction in absenteeism, presenteesim, accidents, and an increase in productivity and efficiency.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Understand what stress is and how you can recognise it
  2. Become aware of the cultural and commercial costs of stress to your organisation
  3. Increase your understanding of the types and processes of Stress Risk Assessments and their advantages and disadvantages
  4. Learn the process of conducting an HSE-compliant Stress Risk Assessment with individuals, teams and the whole company
  5. Learn how an identification of the key stressors can be used to reduce the effects of stress in the workplace
  6. Discuss proactive and follow-up interventions to create a culture of wellbeing
  7. Improve your skills and confidence to support your staff by identifying areas for action

The following modules can be incorporated:

  • Understanding and recognising stress
  • The cultural and commercial costs of stress
  • Identifying stress-related problems – 3 Sources of Data
  • The Health and Safety Executive’s Management Standards
  • Conducting a Stress Risk Assessment with individuals
  • Conducting a Stress Risk Assessment with teams and the company as a whole
  • Paper-based vs. online-based surveys
  • Interpreting the results and communicating them to participants
  • Being proactive – E.g. How to write/review your stress policy, building on existing support resources
  • Taking action – E.g. Focus groups, outcome-specific actions

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