Tuesday, 27 July 2010

Stress Assessment

I'm part of the HLS academic stress assessment team. Today I'm attending the following:

If anyone, staff or student is feeling the effects of stress please do contact me for guidance.

Introduction to the issue of work-related stress


This qualification raises awareness of the likely sources of work-related stress. It is aimed at general workers and also serves as an introduction to the issue for more senior staff. The qualification will enable employees to contribute to strategies which combat work-related stress.

Outline programme

The qualification covers the following topics:

  • Definitions of stress
  • Stress as an occupational health hazard
  • Identification of basic workplace stressors
  • Development of basic controls for work-related stressors
  • Responsibilities imposed under UK legislation