Reducing stress levels within an organisation can be achieved by adopting
simple techniques such as engaging all levels of the workforce to make them feel
- A simplified approach to workplace
stress management Managing workplace stress is not complicated
and does not need any major monetary investment. It involves creating a
healthy organisational environment where good communication, employee
recognition, flexibility of control and cultural difference are all of high
Good practice: Stress management This
section of the XpertHR good practice manual focuses on what employers can do to
deter stress and, where employees experience stress, rehabilitate them,
including by promoting psychological wellbeing.
Line manager briefing on stress This
briefing provides guidance for line managers on how to prevent stress and help
employees cope with stress.
Practical steps to manage stress: the 2011
survey This XpertHR research reports on the steps that employers are taking
to prevent and manage stress at work, including sickness absence measures and
occupational health support.
Stress at work policy and
procedure Use this model policy and procedure to set out the company's
rules on stress at work and the steps to be taken to reduce the health and
safety risks associated with stress.