Managing workplace stress

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Model documents and policies

Downloadable and customisable documents relating to managing workplace stress.
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Forms

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Employee stress assessment form

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Last Published: 03 Jun 2016
This form lists the workplace stress indicators provided by the Health and Safety Executive (HSE). Use this form in conjunction with HSE guidance, resources and tools.
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Stress risk assessment form

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Last Modified: 01 Jun 2013
This form covers the stress factors to be considered, existing controls and further action required. Source: © Chase (BM) Ltd 2007, with thanks to Brian Money (chaselearning.com)

Policies

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Stress management policy

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Last Modified: 01 Jun 2013
This policy covers definition of stress, signs of stress, responsibilities, function of safety representatives and the role of the safety committee.

Templates

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Assessing how stress is managed in competency frameworks

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Last Modified: 01 Jun 2013
This table can be used to establish which of the competencies for preventing and reducing stress are covered by your existing competency framework, and how.
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Briefing to accompany a stress survey

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Last Modified: 01 Jun 2013
This briefing should be sent to employees who are taking part in a survey on workplace stress to explain when the survey begins, what it involves and why the survey is being conducted.
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Guidance on conducting a stress focus group

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Last Modified: 01 Jun 2013
This document can be used as an agenda when conducting a stress focus group and using the HSE’s Management Standards for stress (demands, control, support, relationships, role and change) covers the introduction, structured discussion and wrap-up.
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Management competencies that prevent and reduce stress at work

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Last Modified: 01 Jun 2013
This table sets out the management competencies that can prevent and reduce stress at work, including dealing with work problems, process planning and organisation and empowerment.