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Aims The course aims to show delegates the effects of stress on the individual and the organisation, how to identify causes of stress, how to implement a stress action programme to reduce the causes of stress and monitor the results. Objectives At the end of the programme delegates should be able to: Define stress and explain its causes, and its effects on people and organisations Explain the employer?s duty of care to protect staff against the effects of stress, in both criminal and civil law Identify potential causes of stress by gathering a range of hard, soft and anecdotal evidence Provide suitable support for staff and identify when professional specialist support may be needed Programme Introduction The HSE model of stress - stress as the inability to cope Effects on individuals, on job performance, on organisations Stress and the law Analysis of current legal position Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 Civil law and relevant cases Enforcement trends Carrying out a risk assessment Gathering evidence of possible sources of stress Hard, soft and anecdotal evidence Recording your findings Strategy for Stress Management Illustrating the kind of sound management techniques that can be used to manage stress

Aims The course aims to show delegates the effects of stress on the individual and the organisation, how to identify causes of stress, how to implement a stress action programme to reduce the causes of stress and monitor the results. Objectives At the end of the programme delegates should be able to: Define stress and explain its causes, and its effects on people and organisations Explain the...

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