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Stress Risk Assessment

Stress Risk Assessment

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The course is delivered by a senior trainer who is an expert in stress and psychosocial risks with industry wide experience. It is approved by IIRSM (International Institute of Risk and Safety Management). This IIRSM approved course is designed to ensure employers comply with the law which requires all employers to assess the risk of work-related stress and to put effective steps in place to manage these risks.

This course is for managers, directors, health and safety, human resources and for those responsible for carrying out an individual or organisational Stress Risk Assessment. It is an informative and practical course and all attendees will receive templates to prevent and manage stress proactively. Essential for anyone who is intending to carry out a stress survey or audit and to understand the process by a step-by-step approach.

The course will help with meeting legal requirements and is divided into 5 sections and takes you through guidance on how to implement the Management Standards and understand the issues in tackling work-related stress. You will learn:-

  • Define work-related stress and the impact within the workplace.
  • Explain the legal aspects of work-related stress.
  • Explain the HSE Management Standards for work-related stress.
  • Describe the six key stress risk areas of work design.
  • Explain how to assess performance against the Management Standards
  • Identify the stress risk factors
  • Explain how to focus on prevention and managing the causes of work-related stress at an organisational level
  • Evaluate the stress risks, explore problems and identify solutions
  • How to adapt HSE's Management Standards approach to carry out an individual stress risk assessment.

Who should attend?
Every manager responsible for managing and controlling stress risks, Health and Safety, Human Resources, Business owners, Occupational Health professionals.

Why should you attend the training?
It is essential to attend to enable that you comply with the law around stress within the workplace. The law requires employers to tackle hazards including work-related stress.
Pre-course Reading
There is pre-course reading sent out prior to the course to give an overview of stress and the impact it can have.

What will you learn?
By the end of the course you will be able to:
  • Explain what is meant by work-related stress and its impact in the workplace
  • Understand the HSE Management Standards approach
  • Understand the six key areas and solutions to existing problems
  • Understand the stress risk assessment process
  • Evaluate risks, explore problems and identify solutions
  • Carry out a stress risk assessment confidently
  • Understand the importance of a stress policy
  • Develop an action plan

Comments from previous courses:
'Every manager should attend this course - very worthwhile' - Head of Department
‘very knowledgeable trainer with good delivery method’, HR Manager
‘Enjoyable day with small group’ OHA
‘We will refer to occupational health sooner than we currently do’ HR Manager
‘Brilliant Trainer’ HR Manager
‘Will need to get more managers trained as this is essential training for them’ - HR Director
‘I learnt a lot more and will use it in practice’ Operational Manager
‘Feel more confident around the process’ H&S

Certificate of Passing
At the end of the course, there is a short assessment and all who pass will receive an IIRSM Certificate

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